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During the month before you got pregnant with your new baby, how many times a week did you take a multivitamin or a prenatal vitamin? These are pills that contain many different vitamins and minerals.


I didn't take a multivitamin or a prenatal vitamin at all 51.4
1 to 3 times a week 11.0
4 to 6 times a week 7.6
Every day of the week 30.0
(n = 1,600) Denominator is all survey respondents.

  • All results are weighted.
  • These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from April 2008 through March 2009. Child's dates of birth were from 1/1/2008 through 12/31/2008.
  • The number of respondents (n) is the number of women who chose the responses above.
  • Percents may not add to 100.0 due to rounding.
*2008 Data collected under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol.

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