Your Baby's Development
Your baby continues to be active, and those first few flutters of
movement have given way to hard jabs and punches that may take your
breath away. If you notice a decrease in movement, do a fetal kick
count: your baby should move at least 10 times in an hour. If your
baby moves less, talk to your health care provider.
During pregnancy, iron is important for replenishing the red
blood cell supply. You should be
at least 30 milligrams of iron each day. Because iron deficiency is
common during pregnancy, your health care provider may recommend
that you receive a blood test to check your iron level. If it's
low, you may be prescribed an iron supplement.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice,
diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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