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Prenatal and Postnatal Vitamins

Selamat Hari Raya y’all !!
Maaf Zahir & Batin !

Better late than never, kan kan kan kan ? Hee.

Alhamdulillah.
I am now in my 2nd trimester, 25 weeks to be exact.
And I am now 10kgs heavier. Haha.

The nausea and lethargy I went through during my first trimester has slowly started to dissipate. Alhamdulillah.
And syukur to Allah, I managed to fast throughout Ramadhan this year with only missing one day because I woke up after Subuh. Sobs.
I was hoping to get to puasa penuh but I guess having to qadha 1 day isn’t that bad. :)

Mr. Sunshine has been such a darling, helping me to cook and clean for the past 5 months. Love you Encik Gigi Besarku !
I think he has this hidden passion for cooking, he keeps googling for new recipes to try. Hehe.

Just to share, this is the Healthy Prenatal set from Shaklee that I have been taking:

prenatal and postnatal vitamins

ESP
Protein supply for sustained energy, the building of fetal tissue and for a healthy uterus for baby to grow in !

VitaLea Iron Formula
This is a multivitamin with iron which helps us fill in our daily nutritional gaps. The iron in it helps pregnant mothers maintain healthy hemoglobin (HB) levels.

B-Complex
Complete source of B vitamins, including Folic Acid for mother and baby.
It’s critical to have enough folic acid in our system by the early weeks of pregnancy to prevent spina bifida. That’s why I recommend taking B Complex wayyyy before you get pregnant. :)

Sustained Release Vita C
Vitamin C helps improve our immune system, which is of course very important during pregnancy.

Ostematrix
Source of calcium, magnesium and vitamin D, which is very important for bone and growth of baby. The calcium our baby needs is provided by our diet, so we have to make sure we get enough calcium in our diet.
Ostematrix also helps in easing constipation !

Omega Guard
To provide a safe and beneficial amount of DHA & EPA for fetal brain development.

So there you are, my basic prenatal vitamins !
What’s good about all the above is I can still continue taking them after delivery (with the addition of Alfalfa Complex), and I plan to do so, InshaAllah.

I believe these supplements have helped me stay energized throughout Ramadhan, with Allah’s permission, of course.

Just found out you’re pregnant ? Congratulations ! Let me help you decide on which prenatal vitamins you should take. :)

Contact me now !

xoxo

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8 Comments on Prenatal and Postnatal Vitamins

  1. jacky bass
    August 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm (2 years ago)

    Sama macam I pregnant Eidlan dulu, boleh puasa penuh dengan bertenaga. Take care mell!

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    • Melissa Raffur
      August 23, 2015 at 11:05 am (2 years ago)

      Alhamdulillah Jacky. Thanks dear ! :)

      Reply
  2. Lynd
    August 10, 2015 at 5:07 pm (2 years ago)

    Best.. Tenaga berpanjangan seharian walaupun mak yong.

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    • Melissa Raffur
      August 23, 2015 at 11:04 am (2 years ago)

      Alhamdulillah best best !

      Reply
  3. wani
    August 11, 2015 at 3:43 pm (2 years ago)

    Alhamdulillah. Hamil dengan bertenaga. Take care lisa.

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    • Melissa Raffur
      August 23, 2015 at 11:04 am (2 years ago)

      Alhamdulillah, thank you Wani ! :)

      Reply
  4. Tengku Sofia
    August 12, 2015 at 12:23 am (2 years ago)

    Wah! Sangat jealous. Masa kak pia preggie dulu doktor siap tak bagi puasa. Dapat puasa 10 hari aje. pastu baby tak membesar. Dah bersalin, letih nak ganti puasa.

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    • Melissa Raffur
      August 23, 2015 at 11:03 am (2 years ago)

      Ye ke kak ? Itulah fikir malas nak ganti puasa banyak-banyak pun satu hal cuz Khayla bersalin masa bulan puasa, lamaa gila nak ganti haha.

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