Anemia during pregnancy or pregnancy anemia is one of the most common pregnancy problems that a pregnant woman may experience. What is anemia during pregnancy and what are the complications of anemia for the pregnant woman? What are the causes of anemia during pregnancy and how can anemia be treated and avoided?
Dr. Hana Abdel Moneim, a professor of gynecology at the Faculty of Medicine, says that the anemia is the lack of red blood cells in the blood and a decrease in the amount of hemoglobin in the blood, which excites anemia or anemia .
She adds that the incidence of anemia during pregnancy affects the pregnant woman, which increases the problems of pregnancy, such as bleeding or infection, and affects the pregnant woman on the fetus in the lack of oxygen in the red blood cells, which passes through the placenta, which affects the development of the fetus or stop the development of God .
And the most important causes of anemia during pregnancy, says Dr. Hana that the most common reasons is the lack of iron intake in food and therefore in the body, and to treat anemia during pregnancy indicates that the pregnant interest in eating foods containing iron, such as red meat, plum, beans, eggplant, Of iron-rich foods to replenish blood cells.
She added that the pregnant woman can take iron-containing supplements under the supervision of a doctor so as not to cause pregnancy problems, iron deficiency in the blood and anemia during pregnancy.