1. Discuss your individual health needs and concerns with your obstetrician. 2. Research vitamins and minerals that are especially important for women during pregnancy and be aware of their benefits 3. Shop for your prenatal vitamin supplement at several different pharmacies and health stores 4. Note the mineral and vitamin content in each supplement and look for high levels of the minerals that are especially important. 5. Ask your local pharmacist any questions you have about prenatal supplements 6. Purchase the prenatal vitamin that you feel best fits your needs.