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Would you take your Prenatal Vitaman if it made you.....

would you take your prenatal vitaman if it made you vomit directly after taking it and makes you constipated?????

 
tiffandgene2009

Asked by tiffandgene2009 at 9:10 PM on Apr. 13, 2009 in Pregnancy

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Answers (11)
  • You can take 2 Flinestone Vitamins to get what you need from a prenatal one. That is what I had to do because I did nothing but vomit for 17 weeks. So try them, get the ones with the added calcium. Have you tried eating first and waiting 30 minutes for you food to start to digest to coat your stomach? Or tried taking them later on in the day? Sometimes that helps if not Flinestone Vitamins are great. Just take 2 of them and you good to go.
    brailynsmama08

    Answer by brailynsmama08 at 9:12 PM on Apr. 13, 2009

  • You need to take it on a full stomach[if you can]just eat a piece of bread if you can't keep anything down
    TMJ121099

    Answer by TMJ121099 at 9:11 PM on Apr. 13, 2009

  • I would take it right before bed. And for the constipation, I would increase my Fiber intake. Or take it every other day. I did that for a while too.
    mamaada

    Answer by mamaada at 9:12 PM on Apr. 13, 2009

  • Ugh, I'd have to talk to my doctor about that first. I am taking a prenatal vitamin with fish oil and I swear I burp fish all day. Its gross, but I'm gonna take it. LOL
    kbates1208

    Answer by kbates1208 at 9:16 PM on Apr. 13, 2009

  • the constipation could be just the pregnancy. I had horrible constipation. I would take the prenatal right before bed and it didnt bother me.
    vickwu

    Answer by vickwu at 9:16 PM on Apr. 13, 2009

  • Have the dr switch your vitamins to chewables that I had to do
    amy31308

    Answer by amy31308 at 9:20 PM on Apr. 13, 2009

  • change your prenatal vitamins.
    prettymama0607

    Answer by prettymama0607 at 9:20 PM on Apr. 13, 2009

  • I take mine everynight before bed. This really helped me from getting sick off of them!
    ali_1107

    Answer by ali_1107 at 9:35 PM on Apr. 13, 2009

  • My prenatal vitamins made me sick too, one of the other moms suggested flinstones...my doc suggested the same...the gummy ones you will get the same vitamins :)
    LuvmyFam6

    Answer by LuvmyFam6 at 9:54 PM on Apr. 13, 2009

  • i agree with the rest of the answers. try taking it at night. try it after eating, try taking with something besides water. You can also try a different pill. I had to switch to target brand due to the horrid smell and fight to keep the other kinds down. I finally discovered that I had a better chance of keeping my pills down if I take them with soda, tea, juice, etc.

    Good Luck
    tabbykat6802

    Answer by tabbykat6802 at 10:19 PM on Apr. 13, 2009