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Is your child anemic?

If so, what were the signs? what did the Dr. recommend? were under eye bags a sign?

 
sarasmommy777

Asked by sarasmommy777 at 3:03 PM on Feb. 4, 2011 in Kids' Health

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  • If you are concerned, eliminate dairy (it leaches iron from the body), and feed your child iron rich foods combined with vitamin C rich foods; the C increases the absorption of the iron. There is a great listing of iron rich foods here:  http://www.soystache.com/iron

    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:52 PM on Feb. 5, 2011

  • that can be a sign but being real fussy and tired, short of breath...my dd was anemic until her ped recommended i give her a multi vitamin with iron in it, her levels have been normal since GL the only way to know for sure is to have a finger stick done
    josiesmommy00

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 3:48 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • No, but I am.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:47 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

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