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#31 of 37 Old 06-26-2008, 08:54 AM
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I love that tea, too, but I believe there is something in it (mint?) that reduces your milk supply. Since I'm still nursing, that puts it out for me.

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  • Calcium-Magnesium-Zinc
  • wild salmon oil
  • B complex + C
  • B12 supplement
  • folic acid
  • prenatal multi
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I drink the pregnancy tea once or twice a day. Nothing else. I'll start with omegas after MS goes away and I'll probably take a cal/mag supplement because I don't drink milk.


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I'm taking some type of generic prenatal that I picked up at the store. When I get in to the midwife I am going to ask her for a better recommendation.

I am also taking Nordic Natural's Omega-3s with EPA/DHA.

I probably need to be taking more supplements, but I wasn't sure what was safe or not. I was taking a B vitamin supplement (at a pretty high dose because I have vitiligo), D supplement, and iron when I found out I was pregnant. I stopped the B because the dose was really high and the iron because there is iron in the prenatal. I stopped the D because it was summer time and I am hoping to get some sunlight!

After I figure out what I should be taking as far as the prenatal goes, I will figure out the rest.
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Your midwife will probably offer to prescribe prenatals for you. It's a lot cheaper that way if your insurance covers prescriptions, but they're not vegetarian. I take Nature's Best prenatal and calcium, but when I finish my current bottle I'll check out New Chapter and Rainbow Light since they'er so popular here.

I was reading the red raspberry leaf thread and am thinking about doing that also. But I've had a m/c in the past so I wouldn't start it until the second trimester. Anybody else here thinking of doing the full RRL regimen?
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i am just taking generic prenatals right now. what is the purpose/benefit of the fish oil pills? and which do recommend and where can i find the one u recommend. I am thinking about doing RRL regimen too but would wait till 2nd trimester.

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I just take some organic gummy vitamin things i give my kids.
Just ofund out 3 days ago, so havent' gotten anythign else. Plus they are about all i can stomach right now
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