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December 11th, 2012, 06:07 AM
Mrshall84's Avatar Regular
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What are you ladies taking for vitamins?

I am taking a prenatal my dr prescribed me as well as additional 400mg of folic acid because of medical history with my family.

She also told me I could just buy a prenatal at a drug store which is probably cheaper than the copay for my insurance. What are some good brands?
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December 11th, 2012, 06:29 AM
mrskfet's Avatar Super Mommy
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Location: Indiana
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I've never done well with large pills, and most of the prenatals I looked at were rather large, so I'm taking two Flinstones vitamins a day lol one of the ladies on here mentioned it, and a pharmacist confirmed that it would be alright to do it that way. And they taste good! lol
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December 11th, 2012, 06:35 AM
KnitterLaurel's Avatar Super Mommy
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I am taking Garden of Life Vitamin Code Raw Prenatals.

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December 11th, 2012, 06:36 AM
JessKeller24's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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I was told flinstones but not the complete

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December 11th, 2012, 06:42 AM
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I'm taking CVS own brand of pre-natals. It is a multivitamin with folic acid and a separate DHA pill.
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December 11th, 2012, 07:09 AM
Momma2Chase's Avatar August 2013 DDC Co-Host
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I'm taking the One A Day prenatals-- it comes with 2 bottles, one vitamin and another gel-like pill. Unfortunately my gag reflex is getting pretty bad and I can hardly swallow the vitamin anymore

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December 11th, 2012, 07:50 AM
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I'm taking the Nature Made prenatals with dha

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December 11th, 2012, 09:18 AM
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Rx prenatals plus fish oil, and likely my midwife will start me on a B complex today (helps with fatigue)
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