During pregnancy, the iron needs of pregnant women increase. This is why the so-called iron deficiency anemia can appear, if adequate amounts of iron are not ingested.
Iron can be consumed through the diet, from foods such as:
- Clams, clams and mussels.
- Red meat and organ meats.
However, the specialist may consider it necessary for the pregnant woman to take iron supplements, especially after the 20th week of pregnancy.
Read the full article on: What vitamins should be taken during pregnancy? ( 49).
By Marta Zermiani M.D., Ph.D. (gynecologist), Rubén Baltá I Arandes M.D. (gynecologist), Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 02/24/2022