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The Motherisk Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy (NVP) ForumMotherisk receives questions from around the world about morning sickness symptoms, effects, treatments and ways to cope. Those questions and answers are posted here for anyone to read, provided the reader acknowledges and accepts the proviso and disclaimer below.
I suffer from all day nausea due to my pregnancy vitamin. If I do not take it, I feel great and eat very well. If I do take it, I am lethargic, nauseous and eat very little aside from crackers and water. My question is whether it is better to eat well and not take a vitamin or take the vitamin and eat poorly. My benefits do not cover the expensive Pregvit that apparently eases this vitamin reaction. Can I possibly just supplement the folic acid and iron without the rest of the vitamin? Help!
Don't worry about taking the vitamin right now, it is more important for you to eat well and feel good. Try it again later on in your pregnancy when the nausea has subsided. If it still makes you sick, talk to your doctor about discontinuing its use.