[The prevalence of anemia in pregnant women in their first visit to health centers of a metropolitan area, Brazil].

Three hundred and sixty-three pregnant women enrolled in the Pregnancy Medical Care Program of S. Paulo Health Department from the district of Butantan, S. Paulo city, Brazil, were studied at the first routine consultation. At the time they were examined they were not given any medicine containing iron, folic acid or vitamin B12. Their average age was 25… CONTINUE READING