Health Complications During Pregnancy


Anemia during pregnancy occurs when the mother has a lower than normal count of red blood cells resulting from a vitamin deficiency. This can lead to shortness of breath and overwhelming tiredness. If you are pregnant, be sure to get enough iron, vitamin B12 and folic acid from diet or supplements.

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February 5, 2014

Last Updated:
September 15, 2014