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Did anyone not take their prenatal vitamins during pregnancy and have a happy, healthy baby?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:43 PM on Jul. 1, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I took flinstones and folic acid because the prenatals made me so sick - why risk it??
    maxsmom11807

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 5:44 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • never took a one. well ok about a weeks worth, but they made me so sick i talked to my doc and they gave me the ok to stop as long as i kept up a good healthy diet.
    Both my kiddos are happy healthy bouncing demons lol
    Trotterswife

    Answer by Trotterswife at 5:44 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • I didn't take mine like I should of with my first I stayed so sick and they would never stay down I took flintstone vitamens but I was bad about taking them I always would forget. She was happy and healthy but I have done better with this pregnancy I haven't taken them like I should every single day but I have taken more this pregnancy than my first and so far he is very healthy. Good Luck and congrats.
    MrsMorton080508

    Answer by MrsMorton080508 at 5:47 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • I took folic acid but not the prenatal with all 3 of my pregnancies and my babies are very healthy.
    AWebber212

    Answer by AWebber212 at 5:48 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • I didn't take them. I did eat a lot of cereal and vegetable which both have tons of vitamins in them--the only thing my LO has is REALLY bad reflux but I had that as a kid too.
    coala

    Answer by coala at 5:54 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • I didn't take any vitamin w/ any of my pregnancies and all three kids are healthy as can be
    sprout.martin

    Answer by sprout.martin at 5:56 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • I couldn't take the regular prenatal, they made me sick. I took the flinstones gummy, my baby was born healthy as can be. I did take prenatal with my other 2 pregnancies, one was healthy the other was born premie but healthy.
    LuvmyFam6

    Answer by LuvmyFam6 at 6:03 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • I usually forgot to take mine but my son is ok.
    jamesmommy512

    Answer by jamesmommy512 at 6:08 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • The question should be... If I don't take my prenatals / folic acid, and my baby ends up with a Neural Tube Defect will I question if taking them would have made a difference?

    That's why I take mine. I HATE them... they taste bad, make my breath smell weird, and cause constipation. But I know I will kick myself and question it everyday if my baby has a issue that maybe if I had only taken them could I have prevented a birth defect?
    Crissy1213

    Answer by Crissy1213 at 6:19 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • I took them from 8 weeks on. Why wouldnt you want to? If they make you sick you casn take flintstones vitamins and folic acid. And just cause others didnt take them and thier kids are ok, doesnt mean anything. Its different for everyone. I would have never forgave myself if i didnt take them and something happened to my son.....
    carsonsmommytam

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 6:26 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

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