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Pre Conception Vitamins
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Posted 23 January 2013 - 11:03 PM
We have decided that we will TTC #4, I have begun taking Elevit with Iodine. Just querying, has anyone every had any side effects from taking these? If so, what did you take as an alternative,
Posted 23 January 2013 - 11:12 PM
they made me bring up every time with my 3rd baby so i didn't take anything. I figured i ate well enough to not need them, and my Ob was absolutely fine with it. For my second i switched from elevit to Blackmore's pregnancy gold (or something like that). Seemed to have all the same vits & mins
Good luck in your journey : )
Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:14 AM
after coming off the pill long term I started taking Vitex also, got my cycle back into its regular swing
Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:19 AM
Yes I take Elevit. It makes me feel a bit sick in the stomach so on other EBers advice I take it as I go to bed. I wake up feeling fine
ETA- I would have switched to another brand but I bought just over a years supply when they were ridiculously cheap!
Edited by Allie_D, 24 January 2013 - 10:55 AM.
Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:20 AM
Over rated in my opinion. Just take folic acid and stick with a healthy diet, most breads you buy nowadays has to have iodised salt.
I found elevit and blackmores during pregnancy made me get HG all over again.
Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:51 AM
I fiund they were fine when ttc but once I was pregnant they really upset my morning sickness. I ended up just taking folate by itself. Not only did I not get sick but at $4 for a bottle of 100 tablets it was so much cheaper!
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