What should be the precution in the first month of pregnancy?
keep going to doctor for regular checkup
Take Iron containing food
Foods High in Iron
Posted by: Oodora in Nutrition
Many women suffer from iron deficiency, or anemia, because we dont eat enough iron dense foods, plus we lose iron during menstruation. For these reasons its extremely important that we add iron rich foods to our diet.
Iron deficiency anemia is also a problem with kids who are picky eaters. Check out the list below for foods high in iron, plus the foods you should and should not eat with them.
Absorption of iron from food is influenced by multiple factors. One important factor being the form of the iron. Heme iron, found in animal sources, is highly available for absorption. Non-heme iron on the other hand, found in vegetable sources, is less bio-available.
How much iron do I need?
The recommended iron intake for men and post-menopausal women is 8 mg. The recommended intake for pre-menopausal women is 18 mg and the recommendation increases to 27 mg for pregnant women.