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why do pre natals make people sick?

i never understood this. I've been taking special ones that arent suppose to make you sick; they are for sensitive tummies, but they still make me sick I do not get it.

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Asked by Anonymous at 7:36 AM on Jun. 15, 2009 in Trying to Conceive

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  • I don't know the reason but talk to your OB and see if you can take Flintstone vitamins.


    Answer by Christine0813 at 8:01 AM on Jun. 15, 2009

  • They're strong vitamins... do you eat a full meal before taking it? That's what I did because I screwed up and took one without eating and holy hell, it really was horrid.

    Answer by Gremlyn at 8:07 AM on Jun. 15, 2009

  • yeah gremlyn i agree.. i only took my prenatal vitamins one time without a full stomach and it was terrible!! never making that mistake again.

    just make sure you have some food in your stomach and i used to take mine later in the day.. like 7ish.. that way if i did start to feel crummy i could just lay down for the night.

    Answer by emmalouwho at 8:41 AM on Jun. 15, 2009

  • Ive never gotten sick on my prenatals. I did take it right before eating.

    Answer by azn_ladie82 at 9:51 AM on Jun. 15, 2009

  • It's usually the iron content, which is also why many pregnant women become constipated.

    Answer by kara_g. at 10:31 AM on Jun. 15, 2009

  • i would say just make sure you take them right before or right after you eat dinner.... when i took mine in the morning i was sick all day when i took them at night i was fine... lol idk why

    Answer by mommy2b17MV at 10:35 AM on Jun. 15, 2009

  • A nurse at my old job had this problem. Her doctor told her to take a chewable instead. Ask your doctor about this!

    Answer by DAjZeZnLE at 11:46 AM on Jun. 15, 2009

  • I'm not sure why either but I always take mine at night so if i get sick i'm sleeping..LOL

    Answer by zzicc at 1:38 PM on Jun. 15, 2009

  • It's the iron in them!

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 1:41 PM on Jun. 15, 2009

  • i hated my pr nat...even flint stones made me sick....on the days i took them i was sick, on the day ididnt i wasnt sick,i gave up after 2 months of being sick

    Answer by rainmommy at 5:25 PM on Jun. 15, 2009

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