What I take for My Vegan Pregnancy

I am not a pill swallower and never have been. Pills and I have this hate relationship where it hates me and won’t allow me to swallow it without throwing it back up. Needless to say, prenatal vitamins in pill, gel or capsule form, I don’t F with those. Below are the supplements I take as well as a link to where you can get them on Amazon.

Nature’s Way Alive Chewable Prenatals:

These vitamins taste really good. You take 3 a day and they a have actual fruit juice in them. They’re natural and gelatin, fish, egg, dairy, and soy free.

VegLife Iron:

Though I’m not anemic, I didn’t want to take any chances with being pregnant. I found these on Amazon and what I love is they also have folic acid, B vitamins, vitamin C, and are made from veggies.

Finest Nutrition Folic Acid:

In my normal multivitamin, it had folic acid. Now that I’m taking prenatals, the prenatal only has 800 mcg and for pregnant women, we need to take an extra 400 mcg a day. These pills are so small and as you can see, it has 400 tablets. That’s over a year’s supply. So I’ll still have these even after the baby is born.

Flaxseed Oil:

Omega fatty acids are vital for the babies brain development and I’m all about natural sources. The Alive prenatals have DHA, but not enough, so I’m supplementing with the flaxseed oil. I put 1 tbsp in my smoothie or oatmeal in the mornings.

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