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Just curious what everyone's supplement regimine is. I do pretty good at getting the basics everyday: Pre-natal, fish oil, flax oil, calcium, folic acid, iron, Vit C and RRL/Alfala/Oatstraw tea. I keep thinking I will up my intake of things these last couple months to get myself and baby in optimum health for birth.<br><br>
What are you taking? Also, what other healthy things are you doing? Gallon of water a day? What is your overall "gameplan" for getting in tip top shape?
 

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I'm taking a prenatal and Vit C in the morning. I was also taking fish oil, but stopped when I learned that the brand I was taking didn't guarantee no mercury. At night I take Cal/Mag and drink Pregnancy Tea whenever I'm in the mood.<br>
I try to do my prenatal yoga at least 1-2 times a week.
 

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I just take a prenatal vitamin, and try to eat a balanced diet. Sometimes I keep track of my protein intake (especially in third trimester) to make sure I'm getting enough.<br><br>
I also take a cranberry supplement, because I have a history of UTIs.<br><br>
The other part of my preparation plan is doing lots of kegels, and perineal massage in the final weeks.
 

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I'm taking a prenatal, flax seed oil and a probiotic.
 

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Prenatal (Rainbow Light), and DHA supplement in the morning. RRL tea mixed with cranberry juice throughout the day in addition to water. Now that I am in my final weeks...Evening Primrose oil and homeopathic versions of Blue and Black Cohosh at night.
 

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I take a multi-vit, calcium, iron, B-12, prenatals and Pregnancy Tea. I plan on adding RRL about 20 weeks and increasing it as I get closer
 

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i was really bad about not doing anything up until now, because i was so sick and everything made me sicker. now that i am feeling better i have gone back to my pre-pregnancy regime of CLO, Butter Oil, plus folic acid, and RRL tea. i want to get some other teas as well but haven't been able to really look into it yet. i don't take an iron suppliment but i cook in cast iron. when they did my blood work at 13 weeks they said my iron levels were excellent. I eat a lot of dairy so i don't worry about calcium supplements. I will also make sure I up my protein levels in the third trimester to ward off toxemia/pre-eclempsia. I am trying to keep on top of kegels, and start some other pregancy exercises like pelvic rocks, all the things i did with ds from the bradley book that i can't remember right now. I also walk a lot. well when i'm in the mood. for the past two weeks i was walking three miles a day, but i haven't walked at all this week.
 

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Well, I WAS taking New Chapter Organics prenatals...not sure why I quit, I should start them up again these last few weeks.. Anyway, I drink an organic pregnancy tea. It has RRL, Nettle and plenty more things to help with pg.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment">
 

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Lots and lots of fresh produce and one cup in the mornings of a strong infusion of RRL and nettles. I put hot water on the herbs and let it sit for 24 hours. That feels right for now (15 weeks) and I will probably double it after 20 weeks and be up to a quart a day by 36 weeks.<br><br>
I took prenatals and/or folic acid supplements until the morning sickness kicked in and am considering seeing if I can stomach them again soon, but I always loved leafy greens which are a good natural source of folic acid, as are the whole grains I would serve my greens over.<br><br>
Since I've had at least two kids with severe food allergies (the other two may or may not have had food allergies) I am avoiding peanuts and dairy like the plague and also limiting soy to prevent miscarriage/PTL.<br><br>
I'm also on a high protein diet, which is LOVELY because I usually have to limit it to protect my aging kidneys. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1"> I'm 42, so I have concerns with preparing my body for menopause as well as feeding this baby.
 

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I've been taking intramax which is a liquid multi-vitamin/mineral. It has absolutely everything in it and is the only supplement that doesn't upset my stomach, my midwife suggested it. I add ground flax to oatmeal a couple of times a week and try to eat yogurt frequently. I also try to have peppermint, RRL and rosehip iced tea in the fridge at all times. As far as excercising I walk and ride my bike whenever it isn't grossly hot out, I try to do yoga frequently but I'm not as good about it as I'd like to be. I pretty much drag the dvd out whenever my back and hips start to hurt.
 
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