Chronic stress in pregnancy affects fetal iron homeostasis

If a woman experiences chronic stress late in her pregnancy, it can affect her fetus’ ability to absorb iron by as much as 15%, according to a study led by…

Researchers work on iron supplement without side-effects for pregnancy

“We found iron hydroxide adipate tartrate (IHAT) is a promising alternative to treat iron deficiency,” she said. “It was just as safe and effective at boosting iron levels in pregnant…

Low iron in pregnancy: Causes, signs, and more

Pregnancy is a risk factor for iron deficiency, which can complicate pregnancy and delivery. People deficient in iron before they conceive may experience a more severe deficiency while they are…