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#1 SarzMH

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,
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#2 envs

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 : )

#3 spokie

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

#4 Three Of Hearts

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 original.gif

ETA- I would have switched to another brand but I bought just over a years supply when they were ridiculously cheap! ddoh.gif  roll2.gif

Edited by Allie_D, 24 January 2013 - 10:55 AM.


#5 opethmum

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.

#6 Bluenomi

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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