What supplements are you taking? What are the effects on the supplements on you?

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During the 1st trimester, daily intake of Folic Acid is very important to protect your unborn baby from spina bifida. For all 3 pregnancies I did not feel any effect from the supplements. After 1st trimester you will take multi-vitamin for pregnancy. Some other supplements that are not compulsory are fish oil, calcium supplement and iron pills. Do consult your gynae if you intend to take additional supplements. The multi-vitamin pill is quite big to be swallowed and some mummies do not like it.

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