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#1 of 2 Old 07-26-2009, 06:05 PM - Thread Starter
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I just got my second BFP, so I guess, for now, I'm pregnant. Awesome! Anyways, I still have some prenatals and folic acid left over from DS1, but they all expired in 2008. Are they still okay to take, do you think?

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they're probably safe to take, but things do start to break down after expiration, so you won't know how much of anything you're getting -- maybe not enough of everything (at least not enough according to what the package says you are getting, i mean).

that being said, prenatals aren't even really all that necessary if you are eating well. so if you consider them as just a supplement, you're probably not missing out on all THAT much. and i'm assuming that you don't have tons and tons left over, just a month's worth or so? so you'd be getting new ones soon anyway?
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