Maternal iron deficiency anemia affects postpartum emotions and cognition.

@article{Beard2005MaternalID,
  title={Maternal iron deficiency anemia affects postpartum emotions and cognition.},
  author={John L. Beard and Michael K. Hendricks and E. Montes Perez and Laura E. Murray-Kolb and Astrid Tarleb\o Berg and Lynne Vernon-Feagans and James H Irlam and Washiefa Isaacs and Alan Sive and Mark Tomlinson},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={135 2},
  pages={267-72}
}
The aim of this study was to determine whether iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in mothers alters their maternal cognitive and behavioral performance, the mother-infant interaction, and the infant's development. This article focuses on the relation between IDA and cognition as well as behavioral affect in the young mothers. This prospective, randomized… CONTINUE READING