Iron supplementation in pregnancy

Course description:

Iron deficiency affects many pregnant women in the UK, posing risks to both mum and baby. Treatment with oral iron supplements can lead to side effects that result in non-adherence in up to half of patients.1 UK guidelines on the management of iron deficiency during pregnancy highlight the need for further research to define optimal management. This free CPD module - for midwives and other maternity professionals - brings you up to date with the latest research.

After studying this module, you should:

  • Be aware of the risk factors for iron deficiency during pregnancy
  • Know the latest guidelines on assessing iron status and correct iron deficiency during pregnancy
  • Understand the challenges of iron supplementation

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