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I am 14 weeks pregnant. I am having black stools from the very next day i started my iron tabs, but no pain or constipation, will it effect my baby.?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Probably not

Iron supplements will turn your stool black and correcting the anemia is safer for your baby than not.
The assumption here is that the black stools are from the iron pills and not from bleeding from an unknown as yet site. Confirm with your OB gyn.

In brief: Probably not

Iron supplements will turn your stool black and correcting the anemia is safer for your baby than not.
The assumption here is that the black stools are from the iron pills and not from bleeding from an unknown as yet site. Confirm with your OB gyn.
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