Prenatal vitamins are an excellent safeguard, especially for women with morning sickness. Look what else is going on during week 5.
Many women who are feeling crummy from morning sickness (or all-day sickness, as it sometimes seems in reality) get very stressed out about the nutrients they are providing for their baby. It’s important to realize that you need not lose sleep over this and just have to do the best you can: take your vitamins (even if they are chewables or children’s versions), eat and drink what sounds good, and focus on taking care of you.
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Reviewed by Dr. Jen Lincoln, September 2020