How much iron do I need if I am pregnant to be healthy?

27mg daily. The typical diet confers 15 mg of elemental iron per day. The recommended daily dietary allowance of ferrous iron during pregnancy is 27 mg. Every patient will have a health screen questionnaire and blood tests at the beginning of pregnancy. Your ob/gyn will review these results and clarify your needs.
27 mg per day. In pregnancy a woman needs 50 % more iron. 27 mg is more than most diets supply. Good idea to supplement iron in pregnancy.