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Anyone get an upset stomach when they take their Pre-Natal viatims? I'm taking CitraNatal with DHA & through my pregnancy (I'm 5 months) I get a really bad upset stomach


Asked by Anonymous at 10:34 PM on May. 19, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Mine made me really sick too-my doctor told me to take two flinstone vitamins a day at the same time- I use the gummy ones-its like a treat! Best part is, NO TUMMY ACHE!
    And it has the same ammount of Afolic Acid and Iron that your Prenats would have!

    Answer by judith_visco at 11:37 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • I could never stand the smell of them. That's what made me sick, i couldn't even swallow them.

    Answer by NicMorgan at 10:37 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • I did the same thing. My Dr told me to take it at night. It helped.

    Answer by Amanda7891 at 10:39 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • Yeah, if you take them literally, right before bed, and go to sleep immediately it will help you get past it.

    Answer by akress at 10:40 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • i didnt take them throughout my entire pregnancy (my old dr was dumb) i just started since i am breastfeeding and i get awful headaches and stomach aches..i feel pregnant all over again!

    Answer by dbodani at 10:42 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • You can try eating a little something before you take it, ie. saltines, and then also taking it right before bed may help. If it's still bothering your stomach you can ask your dr. about a different brand of prenatal vitamin. There may be one that's easier on your stomach. I started out on huge horse-pill vitamins and had to ask my dr. to switch my prescription because I couldn't swallow them. Hope something helps and just know that you're doing a good thing for your baby by taking your prenatal vitamins. :)

    Answer by princesspalace at 10:49 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • I a little something and take it right before bed. I had nausea too, but taking it before bed helped a lot.

    Answer by romanojm at 11:11 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • They made me sick to my stomach even after the morning sickness ended, so i took them right before bed, and i was fine, big glass of milk and right before i closed my Good Luck they do suck don't

    Answer by Iluvmygirlies42 at 11:28 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • THanks : ) my prenatals run me $50.00 a month maybe I should switch to Flinstones YUM lol

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:01 AM on May. 20, 2009