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July 2015 Moms

check ups

Hi ladies!

My son went to his 9 month check up today and his hemoglobin was low, and we were told to get drops to put in his food for iron. Anemia runs in my family and I work in hematology so I am not too concerned but curious if anyone else had this issue. My son is FF and gets purees and some of what we eat. 

Re: check ups

  • LO has moderate anemia.  I'm not too concerned, he didn't take much in terms of solids until 8 months and is EBF, so that could be why.  I got the iron drops and tried putting it in his food but he could taste it and wouldn't eat.  Now I just squirt it in his mouth after he eats.  He's had issues with constipation since starting solids and the iron makes it worse, so I'm hoping his level corrects soon.


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    Me: 33, DH: 35
    Married 10/13, TTC since 7/13
    Dx: MFI
    IUI #1 7/14: BFN
    IUI #2 8/14: BFN
    IVF #1 11/14: 20R17M15F
    Transferred 1 three day embryo! 7 frosties!
    BFP!  EDD 7/27/15



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