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What iron pills can you take while pregnant?

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momtobe522

Asked by momtobe522 at 5:43 PM on May. 12, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • Lots of practitioners advise the OTC SlowFE or SlowIron. Some say one pill once per day, like the bottle, but others say one pill every two or three days, depending on your iron levels....
    GoodyBrook

    Answer by GoodyBrook at 5:44 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • floradix is the absolute best. They don't cause constipation like most other iron supplements. They also have supportive herbs specific to pregnancy.
    nepenthe429

    Answer by nepenthe429 at 5:45 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • I bought mine from my MIL. I used Shaklee.
    Lynette

    Answer by Lynette at 5:53 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • Besides my Prenatal that has iron in it the Dr. told me to take 2 SlowFe Iron pills. They sell them over the counter at the drug store. They check your blood as your pregnancy progresses for iron deficiency which is very common. I'm 32 week Preg.

    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 7:18 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • don't unless your doc says to
    MyMyOhMy

    Answer by MyMyOhMy at 9:21 PM on May. 12, 2011

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