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    JL168 is offline Registered User
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    Iron supplements

    Hi, does anyone know whether pregnant women are allowed to take GNC ironchel iron supplements? Thanks!

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    Have you had a blood test to check if you need extra iron? As my OB says, and I agree, only take what you NEED to take. If results show you need to I would discuss which one with your OB.

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    Hi there, yes she said my hemoglobine and iron levels were low, so she suggested me to take iron supplements. I was just doubting whether the gnc brand was suitable for pregant people.

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    I don't know about their suitability for pregnancy, sorry. I would say if your OB suggested you take some she should be able to recommend which one is safe or comment on the GNC one. Have you tried asking her or her midwives?

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    i'd ask your OBGYN for a recommendation or perhaps they sell it at your clinic - always safer than buying anything just off the counter

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    Yes, you're right. My next appointment is next week. Will stop the gnc for the time being and ask her for advice!

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