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What vitamins and supplements to take?

Postby amiahjordan » Thu Apr 28, 2011 7:37 pm

With my first FET I only took prenatals, and it failed. I have read book after book and this is the regement I have been on since my last FET cycle in March which resulted in a chemical pregnancy. So I feel that something is working right. Here is my list sorry so long:

Fish oil w/ EPA, DHA, Omega 3-1400mg (recommended from my acupuncturist)
Prenantal vitamin
Folic acid-800mcg
Vitamin B-50
calcium-1200mg (lupron depleats bone mass)
Spirulina aka green-algee-760mg
DHEA-25mg
baby aspirin-81mg
magnesium-250mg
royal jelly-300mg
L-arginine-500mg (stopping this 2 days before trandfer)
biotin-5000mcg
CoEnzyme Q10-100mg
bromelain 500mg (start taking 2 days before transfer stop 7 after)
red rasberry leaves 800mg (start taking 2 days before transfer stop 7 days after)
tylonal if needed
I drink whey proitein everyday for the protein too

I know this may sound like a lot but if you have any suggestions or comments I would love to hear them. I have done a lot of research on all of these and they need to be in your body at the time of implantation from what I understand. Thanks for listening.... :lol:
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Re: What vitamins and supplements to take?

Postby Happy Bunny » Thu Apr 28, 2011 7:54 pm

I'd take the list to your RE and ask them... From what I understand, you are not supposed to take supplements and herbals unless otherwise directed to or approved by your RE.

Personally, I didn't take anything but what my RE told me to take: Folic acid, baby aspirin and prenatal vitamin.
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Re: What vitamins and supplements to take?

Postby Lynzee22 » Fri Apr 29, 2011 3:04 pm

Does anyone know about taking Royal Jelly with a bee alergy?
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Re: What vitamins and supplements to take?

Postby margi26 » Fri Apr 29, 2011 3:53 pm

Lynzee: I don't know from a medical standpoint...but this is what I found on a site promoting Royal Jelly. It was enough for me not to want to take the risk! But perhaps someone in the medical field on here knows more specifics:

"There are no known side effects to taking pure royal jelly on its own or in a more common ginseng royal jelly bee pollen combination if you are a normal, healthy individual. However, if you have a known bee allergy, stay far away from royal bee jelly, since it is a bee product and could trigger a serious allergic reaction."

Hm...this is what I found on WebMD:

"Asthma or allergies: Don’t use royal jelly if you have asthma or allergies. It could cause some serious reactions, even death."
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Re: What vitamins and supplements to take?

Postby brit1612 » Fri Apr 29, 2011 5:08 pm

We did not do anything other than what the doctor perscribed either, but we will soon be trying for number 2. Since our first miracle took 5 years I am open to trying anything this next go around. (With doctors approval, of course!) I recently bought the IVF success program and plan on trying some of the suggestions in the book. She recommends certain foods that are said to increase fertility, acupuncture, etc.

http://ivfsuccessstories.info/2011/01/t ... am-review/

Good luck to you! Our little boy is worth all the heartache that we had to endure, and I would go through it all again in a heartbeat!
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Re: What vitamins and supplements to take?

Postby Luke23 » Fri Nov 21, 2014 9:06 am

This is a very nice post for body supplements. Actually I also want to know the same query, but in some different form. I am taking ‘Vitamin B-50’ on regular basis from last some days. Can you tell; it is fine to take it regularly or using it at alternative days is better?
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