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Tue May 05, 2015 12:40 pm

Just curious if your docs had you taking anything besides a regular prenatal? I've read a lot about taking additional folic acid, but my doc said a prenatal was good enough.

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Wed May 06, 2015 4:06 am

I take extra folic acid and extra iron. They type of prenatal he has u on May be enough for you.

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Thu May 07, 2015 5:12 am

I was on 75mg of aspirin to help keep pre-eclampsia and blood clots at bay, extra calcium supplements and vitamin D plus the ordinary prenatal that i had to take all the way through.

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Thu May 07, 2015 5:28 am

I also take folic acid, that's what my doc recommends to me. But if he says your prenatal is enough folic acid might be included?

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Thu May 07, 2015 6:33 pm

He didn't tell me what prenatal to take. I've just been taking whatever. I went to Walgreens yesterday and started really reading the back of the boxes to find the one with the most folic acid and iron. I'm wondering if I need to add calcium.

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Tue May 12, 2015 11:16 am

I was given a RX for folic acid in addition to my prenatal vitamin. That was prescribed by my fertility specialist who I was seeing when I got pregnant. I meet with my new ob/gyn the first time this week and I hope what I am taking is fine. I will need to add extra Vitamin D because I am deficient but not sure how he is going to handle that (another RX or OTC).
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