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What is postpartum anemia?

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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgical Oncology 44 years experience
Anemia after birth: Post-partum anemia is relatively common. Some women will lose some blood when they deliver their baby and will need time for the body to replace it. Other causes are chronic nutritional deficits (especially iron) check with your OB about the proper way of getting your blood count back to normal.
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Hematology and Oncology 39 years experience
Low blood count : Low red blood cell count (anemia) after delivering.

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