Iron supplementation during pregnancy
What is the effect of prenatal iron supplementation on the hemoglobin levels of pregnant women in developing countries?
Currently, documented evidence indicates that iron deficiency is a risk factor for anemia during pregnancy and can lead to either preterm delivery, low birth weight or an inferior neonatal health outcome (Moin and Lassi, 2015; Lee and Okam, 2011).
Intake of Iron supplements during pregnancy is hitherto, a challenge to most women in developing counties as Pena et al., (2012) and Alam, et al., (2015) documents. Numerous research in this regard have been conducted especially research work focusing on adherence ...