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fish oil?

Do any moms take fish oil? or did while pregnant? What are your thoughts in it

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Asked by ashcrash at 5:02 PM on Jan. 20, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • My dd takes fish oil supplements now. she is 3....but I would be scared to take them while preggers unless my Dr told me it was ok. I know some varieties of fish oil have mercury which can harm your baby.

    So if you want to do this I would talk to your Dr first!

    Answer by mom2twobabes at 5:05 PM on Jan. 20, 2009

  • I didn't take fish oil while I was pregnant so I would say check with your doctor first. I am taking them now & I love it! I don't think that it could be bad for you to take but check first, just in case.

    Answer by onespecialmom at 5:06 PM on Jan. 20, 2009

  • I had a lot of nausea, and couldn't find any that didn't give me a fishy aftertaste. I didn't take it while pregnant, I took it recently for hugh blood pressure and cholesterol.

    Answer by mamapotter at 5:06 PM on Jan. 20, 2009

  • Fish oil is great while pregnant. The omega 3 fatty acids are supurb and great for the growing baby.

    Answer by celticreverie at 5:20 PM on Jan. 20, 2009

  • Oh, and check the brands etc.. many don't have any mercury in them.

    Answer by celticreverie at 5:20 PM on Jan. 20, 2009

  • I used this alternative which has the essential fatty acids that you'd get in the fish oil....except it comes from plant sources. 

    Udo's Choice 3-6-9 Blend


    Answer by halfpint_ny at 7:16 PM on Jan. 20, 2009

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