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This is interesting. In class we’ve learned that supplementation with iron can be dangerous if you don’t need it. Instead try to eat foods high in iron – meat, beans, dark green leafy veggies, fortified foods…

TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Taking iron supplements during pregnancy doesn’t appear to significantly change any health outcomes for mother or infant, a new review shows. A second review — this one on infants and toddlers — found no evidence that iron supplements improved growth or development. The findings on pregnant women were released online March 30 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The findings on children were published online March 30 in Pediatrics.

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