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How can I stay healthy during a pregnancy when I forget to take my prenatal vitamins?

Is it bad if you donít take your prenatal vitamins during your pregnancy?
Submitted by liz-conway1

The best way to stay healthy during your pregnancy is to eat right and maintain a healthy weight gain.  Yes prenatal vitamins are an important part of your pregnancy nutrition, but they are never a subtitute for a healty well balanced diet.  If you forget your vitamins once in a while do not panic...and do not "double up" because they may make you feel sick or increase constipation.  I usually recommend that my patients put any "daily medicine" in a place they go every day...such as next to their toothbrushes, hairdryers, car keys, etc.  Sometimes you can even set a daily reminder or alarm on your cell phone so you can remember to take your vitamins.

 

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