Mother's Obesity, children Iron Deficiency

Posted by pak yons on Thursday, December 27, 2012


Iron deficiency in children
. CONDITION overweight during pregnancy, can be called a baby with low iron levels. Similarly, as mentioned in the website HealthDay, Thursday (12/7).

iron deficiency infants, In the mentioned study, the condition of pregnant women with obesity, usually influenced by high hepcidin hormone that can interfere with iron transfer to the fetus. Please note, children born with conditions of iron deficiency, have a greater risk of delays in the development of thought, as well as in motor function.

Past research published in the journal Perinatology also mentioned that during pregnancy, women usually hepcidin levels remain low for increasing the transfer to the baby fetus.

Women who are pregnant with obesity, however, has been shown to produce hepcidin higher than women of normal weight.
Studi first suggests that obesity may inhibit the transfer of iron from mother to child, said Dr. Sarbattama Sen, a neonatologist at Tufts Medical Center and assistant professor of pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine.

iron deficiency infants, However the authors added that more research is needed to investigate the relationship between obesity and hepcidin levels and iron status of newborns. "During pregnancy, women should try to eat a nutritionally balanced diet, and taking a standard prenatal vitamin recommended by their doctor," said Dao
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