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Prenatal Vitamins??

I swear those darn pills are making me sick.....i have throw up twice so far and im 8 weeks, the throwup was the same both times and the only thing consistent are those stupid nasty pills....anyone else getting sick off their prenatals??

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Asked by melissa78155 at 1:14 PM on Oct. 5, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • i get all neuseated after i take them but i never throw up.... yet :(
    goodluck girl and congrads!

    Answer by Tracey1988 at 1:15 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

  • Take them at bedtime.

    Answer by Jademom07 at 1:15 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

  • It's probably the heavy iron in it, I got severely nauseated in my 1st trimester too from them, so I took them at night. Now I'm taking Flintstone's w/ Iron lol.. very gentle on the tummy!

    Answer by tnm786 at 1:16 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

  • mine made me super nauseous the first trimester try switching to taking them at night

    Answer by mycheyl at 1:29 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

  • I suggest taking 2 flinstones vitamins, that helped me and it was okay with my OB. Ask your OB. If i took my prenatals at night i still became sick so i took the childrens vit. instead.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:49 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

  • if they make you that sick, your doctor can prescribe you an anti nausea medication like phenegrin

    Answer by ormjjen at 2:52 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

  • prenatals are supposed to be taken after food and with a full glass of water. from what i've gathered, most of the women i know who got sick off of them took them on an empty stomach.

    Answer by Marri357 at 7:49 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

  • I took mine with food, but they still bugged my stomach. I switched to an all-natural brand that was made from real raw foods with ginger and probiotics. They are big capsules and have a gross aftertaste, but they don't bother my stomach. Try checking with a natural foods store to see what they offer, or look online. is a good source. Good luck!

    Answer by veggie_kitty at 10:37 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

  • I couldn't take them either. I took 2 flintstones vitamins every day for the entire pregnancy. Even though it's not the "real" prenatals... everything worked like it should! =)

    Answer by itsbree2you at 11:15 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

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