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What are natural ways to treat anemia due to giving birth to a baby?

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Dr. Nancy Mckinney
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Iron rich foods

Anemia in pregnancy is common.
Iron deficiency anemia, not enough iron for you and the growing fetus, is the most common cause. A prenatal vitamin can help supplement the nutrients needed. A diet high in iron rich foods (red meat, beans, clams, scallops, green veggies, artichokes, enriched cereals, liver..) help. Also foods rich in vitamin c (citrus fruits, juices) help iron absorbtion.

In brief: Iron rich foods

Anemia in pregnancy is common.
Iron deficiency anemia, not enough iron for you and the growing fetus, is the most common cause. A prenatal vitamin can help supplement the nutrients needed. A diet high in iron rich foods (red meat, beans, clams, scallops, green veggies, artichokes, enriched cereals, liver..) help. Also foods rich in vitamin c (citrus fruits, juices) help iron absorbtion.
Dr. Nancy Mckinney
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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Hard to eat enough iron containing foods to correct anemia, iron is natural, take the replacement pills
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Iron rich food

You may lose some blood after giving birth.
It may cause deficiency in iron. You need to continue your multivitamins/prenatal multivitamin. In addition you may want to take iron rich food- such as spinach, beets, liver etc. Open this link- it may be helpful: www.Ironrichfood.Org. You need to see your doctor and have a blood work to confirm. If your iron is low- need to take iron supplement too.

In brief: Iron rich food

You may lose some blood after giving birth.
It may cause deficiency in iron. You need to continue your multivitamins/prenatal multivitamin. In addition you may want to take iron rich food- such as spinach, beets, liver etc. Open this link- it may be helpful: www.Ironrichfood.Org. You need to see your doctor and have a blood work to confirm. If your iron is low- need to take iron supplement too.
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