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Sorry... another prental vitamin question.<br>
Someone told me that Trader Joe's prenatal vitamins have the exact ingredients as Rainbow Light, in exact order, but they are much cheaper at 12.99 for a 60 day supply.<br><br>
Anyone try these? If I can get something that's exactly like Rainbow Light for that price, that would be awesome. But I need to feel confident that I'm getting a good product. Anyone know?
 

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I never tried the Rainbow Light, but I did use Trader Joe's both before I was pregnant (I started taking pre-natals as soon as I went off the pill) and for the first 8 weeks of my pregnancy. My only complaint about them is that they smell awful and would make me gag once I was pregnant. I switched to some Rx ones that my OB gave me (mostly because they are coated and don't smell, and alos have a stool softener and DHAs)
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I started with the TJs ones in my first pgncy but switched to the Rainbow Light (one a days) and like them far better.</div>
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What did you like better about them? I'm taking rainbow light, but was considering changing to TJ's.
 

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I read a while back on a very long and probably buried thread on here that RL is the maker/vendor for TJ's prenatals. This was posted by someone who worked for RL if I remember correctly.<br>
TJ's gets their "house" labelled brands from good and known labels and pays them to be able to package it as their own so makes sense they would use a top brand like RL.<br>
I am sure you would be fine with their brand.<br>
I am currently using TJ's house brand of Omega 3 Fatty Acids- which is odorless and molecularly distilled to remove metals. It feels the same to me as when I was taking the far more expensive Jarro (Mega DHA) formula so I suspect it too is made by a really well-known and respected company.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">What did you like better about them? I'm taking rainbow light, but was considering changing to TJ's.</div>
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Easier on my stomach and I also feel just more fortified (less tired, etc.).<br><br>
Regarding RL making TJs prenatals, I have no idea on this count. I do know that TJs changes vendors on products sometimes so maybe I took the TJs prenatals before RL was the vendor. I've also found different vendors for the same products at different TJs (different on west coast than east coast, for example).<br><br>
Good luck!
 

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I just bought TJ's the other day. They're big, but I like that they're only one a day, vs some of the other really expensive ones that required two or more per day dosing. Also, I just wasn't going to shell out big bucks when I'm still so nauseated and vomiting. I figure if I feel well enough to take a pill, I might as well take a cheaper one in case I throw it up! Got one down last night and I was fine. As far as the smell goes, they smell like vitamins, but I've definitely smelled worse!
 

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i take tj's prenatals, mostly because they're cheap! i honestly prefer the more expensive brand (new chapter organics) i took with ds' pregnancy, and swear they kept me from getting sick all that winter. but there's really no way to prove this.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">i take tj's prenatals, mostly because they're cheap! i honestly prefer the more expensive brand (new chapter organics) i took with ds' pregnancy, and swear they kept me from getting sick all that winter. but there's really no way to prove this.</div>
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I take NC Organics myself- have never gotten sick once.<br>
I did find them at nearly half the instore price online though at essence of organics dot com and they ship super fast!
 
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