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How far along were you when you started prenatals?

I'm 5weeks 6 days and go to the dr on Friday. I haven't started prenatals yet & I'm realy worried my baby is going to have issues. With my first 2 I started ethem around 4 weeks.

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lizafur13

Asked by lizafur13 at 1:37 PM on Apr. 29, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I started them at 6 wks with 3rd. Almost 2 months with first two. They were all just fine.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:39 PM on Apr. 29, 2009

  • I was exactly 7 weeks. Since that was my first Doctors appt.
    cynprz

    Answer by cynprz at 1:40 PM on Apr. 29, 2009

  • It think it was around 8 weeks. I also take extra folic acid since I am having twins.
    TiffanyReed

    Answer by TiffanyReed at 1:44 PM on Apr. 29, 2009

  • I started before I got pregnant. But vitamins are not miracle drugs, they help but do not prevent. I wouldn't stress about it. I have twins who were preemies and have developmental delays, I also have an older daughter that is healthy and exceptionally bright. Unless you are malnourished you are likely to get all you need from food. The vitamins just help insure that you aren't missing something.

    teamquinn

    Answer by teamquinn at 1:45 PM on Apr. 29, 2009

  • I started when I was trying to get pregnant.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 1:48 PM on Apr. 29, 2009

  • I started as soon as I found out I was pregnant, I wasnt far along at all I was only a week late on my period before I took a test
    Breezy1988

    Answer by Breezy1988 at 2:08 PM on Apr. 29, 2009

  • I started before I was pregnant.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:16 PM on Apr. 29, 2009

  • I was around 7 weeks when I had my first appointment and was given samples to try out and then a prescription a week later. I had previously been taking a woman's vitamin, calcium, and vitamin C, though for years.
    Christina807

    Answer by Christina807 at 2:20 PM on Apr. 29, 2009

  • i started them when i went to see the doctor, and he gave me them, i was about 6 weeks and three days
    sherlockhlm

    Answer by sherlockhlm at 3:04 PM on Apr. 29, 2009

  • I didn't start until 7 weeks 5 days with Ellee!
    Then 4 weeks with Brayden...

    Your baby is going to be fine honey!
    I love you!
    TheTara

    Answer by TheTara at 3:23 PM on Apr. 29, 2009

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