Best Prenatal Vitamins?

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Re: Best Prenatal Vitamins?

Postby NotBarbaraBush » Tue Jun 11, 2013 8:35 am

I take the Equate equivalent to One A Day Women's Prenatal. Same exact thing but lots cheaper. It comes in a box with 2 bottles. One is a prenatal multivitamin and the other is a DHA softgel supplement.

I agree with the PP about folic acid vs folate. My vitamin has 800mcg of folic acid but I eat a lot of greens, salads and spinach so I use my multi as a backup with my diet as a means of intaking the essential nutrients.
I probably don't need the DHA softgel as I eat fish twice a week and eat severals eggs that have omega 3's in them but again it's nice to have a backup.
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Re: Best Prenatal Vitamins?

Postby happymother » Thu Dec 19, 2013 5:40 pm

I recommend health food store quality multivitamins. All vitamins are not created equal. I have had really good success with Chicago Nutrition Company Foundation Prenatal. It doesn't constipate me or upset my stomach like other vitamins. My hair and fingernails grow faster too. It also corrected my blood sugar. My sister in law was severely anemic during her last pregnancy and I bought her a bottle of the Foundation Prenatal; within a week she was feeling better. I think health food vitamins make a big difference. I heard on the news that most generic brands are made from petrochemicals.
Finally, I think it is smart to take a purified fish oil. The Chicago Nutrition Company Focus-3 DHA Supreme helps me remember and I never ever burp it up. It is molecularly distilled to remove mercury, lead, and cadmium other toxins too. I hope this helps.
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Re: Best Prenatal Vitamins?

Postby Paul88 » Mon Sep 29, 2014 11:38 pm

Hi! I need some guidelines, my sister is pregnant and she needs some multivitamins and I am searching some best vitamin brands which will be helpful in her pregnancy without any side effect.
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Re: Best Prenatal Vitamins?

Postby ljk86 » Thu Oct 02, 2014 8:27 pm

I got prescription for vitafol one so I just started them a week ago.
they are expensive though, about $80 bucks a month :?
I should have them fully covered by insurance though, otherwise I probably will opt for something less expensive next month...
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Re: Best Prenatal Vitamins?

Postby BlueSwallow84 » Fri Oct 03, 2014 1:48 pm

I've been taking Nature Made Prenatal with DHA. I took them to my OB appointment at 6 weeks and my OB said they were just fine. I would say if you have concerns, definitely talk to your OB/midwife and see what they suggest! Good luck!
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Re: Best Prenatal Vitamins?

Postby vegan4u » Mon Apr 06, 2015 3:38 pm

I am taking and personally would highly recommend VeganHerbs.com, is the best Vegan/Vegetarian store I know that you can order or buy your best Prenatal Multivitamin and Mineral

    https://www.veganherbs.com/p-165-deva-vegan-prenatal-multivitamin-and-mineral-90-tablets
    https://www.veganherbs.com/p-491-rainbow-light-certified-organics-prenatal-multivitamin-120-vegetarian-capsules
Their prices are the best I've found, and they can give 100% vegetarian product Satisfaction guaranteed!
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Re: Best Prenatal Vitamins?

Postby care327 » Tue Apr 07, 2015 1:23 pm

the ONLy ones that dont make me sick are the ones from GNC.
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Re: Best Prenatal Vitamins?

Postby amlobo » Tue Apr 07, 2015 5:38 pm

I take New Chapter prenatal, plus a DHA supplement. It's a whole-food vitamin, so it doesn't make me sick :)
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Re: Best Prenatal Vitamins?

Postby Honey Bunny » Tue Apr 07, 2015 6:58 pm

I am taking all the following sold at WHOLE FOODS...

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Calcium + Mag (Whole foods Brand) = 1,000 MG Calcium & 500 MG Magnisium

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Im Vit D deficient so I have to make sure to get extra every day. The best part is my vit D gummy, its soo tasty! I always drink them all then finish it all with this tasty chewy gummy.
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Re: Best Prenatal Vitamins?

Postby Fairy Wings » Wed Apr 08, 2015 7:17 am

I'm taking Stuart One Prenatal. I ordered it online through Walgreens.com. Its a little pricey but not too bad. I wanted a decent prenatal that wouldn't make me more sick and so far this one is working out great. I was taking the One-A-Day prenatal before I got pregnant but once I was pregnant I was getting really sick whenever I took it so I started reading online reviews for various prenatals and looking at the ingredients for each one and this one was the best fit for what I wanted in a prenatal. I was getting really sick in the afternoon and I'd take the prenatal and it would make me feel better. I switched to taking it in the morning and now I actually have significantly less intense nausea in the afternoon.
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Re: Best Prenatal Vitamins?

Postby StilettoMD » Sat Jul 16, 2016 3:32 pm

There are several micronutrients you should have in your prenatal vitamin, including folic acid, calcium, iodine, vitamin D, and iron. Also remember that you should start taking your prenatal 30 days before trying to conceive and continue taking while breastfeeding. Check out [url]StilettoMD.com[/url] for more info on what nutrients and at what quantities should be in your prenatal.

http://stilettomd.com/5-micronutrients- ... l-vitamin/
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Re: Best Prenatal Vitamins?

Postby HighlandGamesGirlCO » Tue Jul 19, 2016 12:20 pm

Ditto on the Rainbow light vitamins - LOVE them!
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