Iron supplementation during pregnancy. Effect on iron status markers, serum erythropoietin and human placental lactogen. A placebo controlled study in 207 Danish women.

@article{Milman1991IronSD,
  title={Iron supplementation during pregnancy. Effect on iron status markers, serum erythropoietin and human placental lactogen. A placebo controlled study in 207 Danish women.},
  author={Nils Milman and Anders Ole Agger and Ove Juel Nielsen},
  journal={Danish medical bulletin},
  year={1991},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={471-6}
}
The effect of iron supplementation, 66 mg elemental iron daily, from the 16th week of gestation to delivery, on iron status markers during uncomplicated pregnancies was assessed in a randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled study of 207 healthy women (100 iron treated, 107 placebo treated) and their newborn babies. Haemoglobin (Hb) and serum (S-) human placental lactogen (HPL) were measured in all 207 females, while transferrin saturation, S-ferritin and S-erythropoietin (EPO) were measured… CONTINUE READING

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