It's a common issue for pregnant women to become anemic, and that's because what little iron stores we had are rapidly used up by the
The other sister, A, said that she had gestational diabetes with both of her boys (now 11 and 7? I think) and that it was really bad. I'm so glad I haven't had the pleasure of dealing with it.
I noticed the other day that I am getting really tired again lately, and E's advice came back to me.. that I might need an iron supplement. I then remembered I haven't taken my prenatal since we got back from the wedding on Sunday. It's Thursday night. I checked the label, and there is 27g of iron in the vitamin, which is 150% DRV. I think if I just took my vitamin every day, consistently, I would notice less tiredness.
I'm trying to be a good pregger momma but it's hard, especially when I get all ADD and forget what vitamins are?? Out of sight, out of mind for me. I'll be placing these on my night stand so I don't forget them again!