I've been doing some reading online and in that women's running book about what vitamins women need, especially for pregnancy & nursing and athletes.
It seems like there's debate about the necessity of vitamins or what type of vitamins.
- Capsules, gels, caplets, gummies, liquid?
- Organic, vegan, conventional?
- What does your body absorb better?
- What vitamins and minerals should be combined for best use?
- What should not be combined?
I have to be honest, I think something is better than nothing. After doing all this reading, I still have no idea what is best, and I don't really know how to make that decision. I'm not interested in spending $180 a month on vitamins.
Maybe a problem is that I don't feel bad. I'm not achy or sore in my joints. I'm not exhausted or dragging. Maybe that means I'm getting the right nutrients.
I just think I need to be taking a prenatal for the good of the baby. I know a probiotic helps my innards. And EVERYONE talks about how great Omega 3s are, so I must need it.
A friend on Facebook was talking about Vitacost and how she gets great prices there. So, I ordered some Acidophilus and prenatals with DHA. And put them on autoship, so I'll always have some in the house.