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  #1  
March 9th, 2014, 06:54 PM
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So will anybody else be taking prenatals before TTC? I go in tomorrow afternoon to get my IUD out, so while at the store today I picked up some pre-natals and took my first one this evening.

I also just realized that this next cycle, we will be TTC according to an app I use in my phone today is my O day and if everything stays as is and my cycles stay as they have been I should be starting AF in a couple weeks and my next fertile period will be when I'm on my honeymoon! With O day roughly being 2 days after we return.
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March 9th, 2014, 06:58 PM
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I've just been taking a regular multivitamin, although I forget to take it alot, lol.

I probably won't start prenatals until we're actually TTC.
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March 10th, 2014, 12:35 PM
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I never really stopped taking mine DH keeps on top of me, he gives me mine when he takes his, thanks dad...lol! When I had my IUD out, my cycle did not stay on track. I am sure you already know this, but it may be very wacky. My doc told me that it could start anywhere from 3-5 days after getting mine out, because I was due for it, it went almost 40 days before I saw AF return. Of course, not everyone falls off their normal schedule, I hope for your sake that yours stays regular! GL!
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March 10th, 2014, 12:54 PM
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I've been taking pre-natals for a couple of months now - my doctor basically told me it was mandatory as soon as I was thinking about giving up the pill! Now that I'm officially off the pill (even though we are currently still preventing) I am being diligent about the vitamins, just in case.
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March 10th, 2014, 03:03 PM
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I am really hoping my AF stays on course! Being at the obgyn and seeing all those preggos today gave me serious fever!! My doctor strongly suggested starting pre-natals now, so she was pleased when I told her I started them yesterday.
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March 11th, 2014, 12:04 PM
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I continued to take mine for quite some time after Jack was born then stopped. If we TTC, I will start taking them again. Not at the moment though.
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March 16th, 2014, 09:26 AM
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I am picking up my prenatals tomorrow, even though our TTC date is a year away. I am so excited for you, you are so close to graduating from this board. Best of luck!!
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March 17th, 2014, 07:46 AM
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I started taking prenatals about a year before we started TTC for Sophia and continued taking them after until I finished the bottle, probably about 5 months worth. Then I switched to a women's daily vitamin. Once I finish this bottle I'll switch back to a prenatal again.
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April 8th, 2014, 10:16 AM
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I started taking them as soon as I got off HBC, just in case.
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April 11th, 2014, 08:51 AM
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I'll start when we ttc.
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April 11th, 2014, 11:25 AM
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I'll be starting Pre-Natals as soon as I remember to buy them, even though it's going to be over a year before I TTC I want to make sure I'm healthy.
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April 11th, 2014, 01:05 PM
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i'll start taking them the day we start ttc.
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May 7th, 2014, 11:51 PM
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I think about 3 months before our TTC date I want to get my implanon out, 100% fix my diet and take prenatals.
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May 8th, 2014, 05:47 AM
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I'm still taking them.
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May 8th, 2014, 10:41 AM
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When my bottle of regular multivitamins is out, I'll be switching to prenatals
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June 23rd, 2014, 11:08 PM
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I am stopping BC at the end of this month, so will be taking prenatals for 2 months before we TTC.
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June 27th, 2014, 01:48 PM
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I'm still taking my prenatals because I'm breastfeeding (well, pumping). I'll probably continue to take them until I'm done at a year. And then I'll either just keep taking them or switch to a regular multi-vitamin. Either way I'll be taking something.
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June 29th, 2014, 05:16 PM
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I'm taking men's vitamins (because they hurt my husband's tummy and I hate to waste anything, ha!) If we decide to TTC, then I will start taking real prenatals with folic acid.
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June 30th, 2014, 01:19 PM
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I find the pre-natals too big to swallow..so I do the flintstone vitamin/folic acid/vitamin D supplement regimen..
With #1, I started taking them 3 months before TTC, and will do the same with #2
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July 23rd, 2014, 05:59 PM
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Ive been taken prenatals (leftover from when I was pregnant with my son) for 2 weeks now. We will be TTC next month. Last time I started taking them 3 months before TTC, I forgot this time to do so as early though!
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