Iron in pregnancy: How do we secure an appropriate iron status in the mother and child?

@article{Milman2011IronIP,
  title={Iron in pregnancy: How do we secure an appropriate iron status in the mother and child?},
  author={Nils Milman},
  journal={Annals of nutrition & metabolism},
  year={2011},
  volume={59 1},
  pages={
          50-4
        }
}
Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia (IDA) during pregnancy are risk factors for preterm delivery, prematurity, and small for gestational age birth weight. Iron deficiency has a negative effect on intelligence and behavioral development in the infant. It is essential to prevent iron deficiency in the fetus by preventing iron deficiency in the pregnant woman. The requirements for absorbed iron increase during pregnancy from ∼1.0 mg/day in the first trimester to 7.5 mg/day in the third… CONTINUE READING
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