hi.. i am 19 weeks preg and i am unable to take any supplements given by doc. due to iron i was so uncomfortable so doc has advised to stop it. are taking supplements necessary ?

Nazeema Shaheen

yes they are necessary.what discomfort do u have with them?eat iron rich foods like spinach, beetroot, actually all veggies n fruits.may b the prescribed iron supplements doesn't suit u, please ask Ur doctor to prescribe different company tabs

Poornima Murali

Ya.. Iron  calcium  folic  acid al  ds  r  must during pregnancy  n  iron  n  calcium  r  continue  during  post pregnancy... Baby  needs al  ds  supplements I prefer  u to  tk  ragi , jaggery , palak, sesame  seeds  which r  rich  in  iron n  no side effects  also...

Dr. Payal M

dont worry urself too much if you can't take meds, though try to take one day on n off. try to eat a very good diet. i know of ppl who couldn't tolerate a single supplement in pregnancy. just make sure ur hemoglobin isnt too low.

needhi prabhakar

den u better take fruits and veggies


hi I had same problem..I started with tablets bt due to heartburn ,aft 1 month break my Dr prescribed me iron n calcium in liquid form ..n still m having it without any issue so pls talk to ur Dr ...hope it may help u..

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