i had a midwife appt today, and got the results from my bloods. aparently my stored iron levels are only 4.8, ive been put onto iron tabs and vit c. i was just wondering if low iron levels could harm my baby (im 31 wks 3 days), and if my iron being so low could be what is making me so tired and dizzy at times.
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replied April 17th, 2008
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Your blood volume is growing to support a baby so you need more iron to sustain more red blood cells. Your low iron can make you dizzy and tired. Low iron will affect you most. Keep taking your iron pills and drink a lot of water. Iron can cause constipation.
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replied April 17th, 2008
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ok, thanks. It wont affect baby though with them being so low?
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No. It will affect you. Take the iron pills!
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