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#31 of 32 Old 04-27-2004, 12:58 PM
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Good point on the taking of extra iron. I am on another medication for a hypoactive thyroid, so I must take my iron and thyroid medicine 12 hours apart. The thryoid meds bind to iron and then don't work.

So I actually do take iron and my prenatals at the same time. I wish I could split them for better absorption, but I can't because of the thyroid.

Congrats to those who did take the GTT and pass it. One less thing to worry about
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#32 of 32 Old 04-30-2004, 07:44 AM
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I didn't take it with my first baby and I'm not going to take it with this one. All of these tests seem ridiculous to me, unless you have a known health problem or a really bad diet and high blood pressure. I already regret doing the AFP test. What a nightmare. We live in such a culture of fear.
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