Pregnant pause over iron-pill risk

日期:2019-03-02 07:13:03 作者:喻陕 阅读:

PREGNANT women who take iron supplements could put their children at risk of developing behavioural problems, a study says. Maria Makrides of the Child Health Research Institute at the University of Adelaide, Australia, identified 430 women with normal iron levels at the start of pregnancy and gave half daily 20mg iron supplements throughout pregnancy, when iron demands are high. When the same parents were later asked about behavioural problems such as hyperactivity,