Anaemia is a condition in which the amount of red blood cells in the body is decreased below normal for your child's age. It can make your child appear pale in colour and feel cranky, tired, or weak.
The most common form of anaemia is iron deficiency anaemia which is usually due to chronic blood loss caused by excessive menstruation. Increased demands for iron, such as foetal growth during pregnancy, and children undergoing rapid growth spurts...
Iron deficiency anaemia rarely causes serious or long-term complications, although some people with the condition find it affects their daily life.
Many of us tend to supplement Iron using synthetic tonics and fortified foods to enhance our child’s growth and development. However, supplements aren't always safe. Here are 10 iron rich recipes to make at home.
Kids should get their iron and other vitamins from a balanced, healthy diet. Some children are at a higher risk of iron deficiency and may need to take a supplement.
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