Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

so i've heard everyone say stay away from vitamin A when pregnant

But Vitamin A is in milk... and people say drink lots of milk for the calcium and such when pregnant... so I'm a little confused. I'm new to the whole pregnant thing so

Answer Question
 
little_jenn

Asked by little_jenn at 3:01 PM on Oct. 21, 2008 in Pregnancy

Level 1 (0 Credits)
Answers (5)
  • I've never heard of staying away from vit A during pg.....
    teri4lance

    Answer by teri4lance at 3:12 PM on Oct. 21, 2008

  • i have heard to stay away from TOO MUCH vit A. If you drink a couple glasses of milk daily that will not over do it. Even with your prenatal vit's.
    HayleyGM

    Answer by HayleyGM at 4:09 PM on Oct. 21, 2008

  • also keep in mind most of the stuff we are told to stay away from (with the exception of alcohol and drugs/cigarettes)...were tested in labs and the rats (closest thing to human tissue) were given massive amounts of these things like vit A and even aspartame...so try to take all the advice people are dying to give you with a grain of salt...moderation is the key.
    HayleyGM

    Answer by HayleyGM at 4:11 PM on Oct. 21, 2008

  • what? vitamin A is in prenatal vitamins? i have never heard of this... if a person, pregnant or not takes TOO MUCH vitamin A it could be dangerous, but we are talking major amounts.
    KnoxvilleDoula

    Answer by KnoxvilleDoula at 6:22 PM on Oct. 21, 2008

  • ya it's the same thing as your supost to have vitamin c but not to much of it. lol gotta love pregnancy
    thangelbabybug

    Answer by thangelbabybug at 9:52 PM on Oct. 21, 2008

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.

Next question in Pregnancy
Whitening Strips???

Next question overall (Religion & Beliefs)
666