If you are prone to anxiety or are GBS positive, I would recommend the traditional method. Other than that, it really is your preference! I have never had a mom dissatisfied with her pills, no matter the preparation method chosen. Head over to the safety page and scroll down to the bottom to see a more detail explanation of each method, as well as a comparison. If you still can’t decide, there is always the 1/2 and 1/2 option.