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Is it ok to take multivitamins along with the prenatal vitamins?

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Asked by Krisssssy at 1:41 PM on Mar. 24, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Not unless your doctor specifically told you to. The prenatal vitamin should have everything you need, and there IS such thing as too much of a good thing.

    Answer by heather.huckaby at 1:44 PM on Mar. 24, 2009

  • I don't think it is necessary. Also consuming too much of certain vitimins can have a negative effect. For instance too much vitimin A is bad for babby. Consult your doctor.

    Answer by FuzNet at 1:47 PM on Mar. 24, 2009

  • yeah most pregnant women dont realize that thier morning sickness is due to the fact they just go over load on the vitamins

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:48 PM on Mar. 24, 2009

  • dont take anything but your prenatal vitamins unless your dr tells you to. there are some vitamins that you can actually over dose on. vitamin a is one also iron is another.

    Answer by Jaxsmommy09 at 1:52 PM on Mar. 24, 2009

  • Take one or the other, not both!

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:08 PM on Mar. 24, 2009

  • YOu CAN overdose on 2 many vitamins ! ALso prenatals are better than mulitvitaitims!

    Answer by baby1love at 2:17 PM on Mar. 24, 2009

  • Very bad idea. Talk to your doctor about this. I'm sure he will tell you that this is a dangerous practice. Too many of alot of those vitamins can cause certain defects.

    Answer by MamaChamp at 2:18 PM on Mar. 24, 2009

  • Prenatals have all the vitamins you need...if your worried about not getting enough of something from your prenatal discuss it with your obgyn

    Answer by litstargazer at 3:12 PM on Mar. 24, 2009

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