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How to maintain a normal iron level during pregnancy

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Animal sources of iron are better absorbed than the iron found in fruits and vegetables, although iron-rich food such as apricots and prunes have the advantage that they are also a good source of fiber, which help prevent constipation.

Pregnant women used to be advised to eat large amounts of liver because it is rich in iron, but it is now known that the high levels of vitamin A may cause birth defects. So avoid liver and liver products such as sausage and pate.

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How to maintain a normal iron level during pregnancy
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