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#1 grohl's chewy

Posted 30 December 2012 - 08:32 PM

And why?

Total fluff....

#2 Anonemy

Posted 30 December 2012 - 10:01 PM

Co q 10 - for cellular health
R alpha lipoid acid - for cellular health
Vitex for menstrual cycle regulation
Fish oil
Mini asprin - for blood thinnin
Protein and macca powder

#3 Mille-Mille

Posted 30 December 2012 - 10:05 PM

Blackmores Pregnancy and breastfeeding vitamins
FGF Iron Supplement together with vitamin C
Raspberry Leaf tablets (easier than drinking the tea)


#4 ChunkyChook

Posted 31 December 2012 - 06:36 AM

Cenovis Women's Multi Once Daily.

I take it because that's what I have always taken.



#5 whale-woman

Posted 31 December 2012 - 06:40 AM

vit d
fish oil capsules

Both recommended by my ob.

#6 Fire_fly

Posted 31 December 2012 - 06:44 AM

Calcium as I am milk protein intolerant
Super greens
Magnesium when I get restless legs

#7 BeakyHoneyButt

Posted 31 December 2012 - 06:46 AM

While pregnant, whatever pregnancy vitamins are on special.

Any other time not PG or BF i take fish oil.


#8 Monket

Posted 31 December 2012 - 06:47 AM

Vitamin B at the moment as I have just come through a period of high stress and I feel like rubbish.  B vits make me happy!

#9 PattiODoors

Posted 31 December 2012 - 06:55 AM

Vit B12 as advised by GP.
Bloods taken after I had DS showed I was very low in it which was surprising as I eat a good amount of B12 rich food.

Actually OP, you've reminded me to book I'm with GP to do repeat bloods to check whether I'm absorbing B12. Cheers!

#10 TPS

Posted 01 January 2013 - 08:08 PM

Women's night multi
Magnesium
Protein powder
Fish oil
Sometimes berocca

#11 spear_maiden

Posted 01 January 2013 - 08:19 PM

ATM:

blackmores preg and Bfing supplement
was also taking vit D but have stopped and am waiting on blood results
just started an iron supplement (not a proper one, just a topper-upperer) as my iron levels were starting to drop and I'm in the 3rd trimester, and I really want to avoid having low iron levels when bub is born
mega-magnesium to prevent leg cramps

USUALLY:
nothing but I'll continue with some of the above whilst I BF
also, will look into calcium supplement as I really need to go back to lacto-free eating

#12 Jjbeanz

Posted 01 January 2013 - 08:29 PM

Echinacea, garlic & big dose vitamin C if I'm feeling a cold coming on. Would like to start a multi vitamin as I'm feeling a bit run down

#13 ~Panda~

Posted 01 January 2013 - 08:37 PM

When I am not pregnant -

Fish oil (4 caps a day)
Calcium with Vitamin D
Berocca whenever I feel I need it
Sometimes a women's multi

#14 ManyHats

Posted 01 January 2013 - 08:42 PM

Swisse Women's Multivitamins for the added supplement original.gif




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