Tuesday, February 10, 2015


Eating healthy foods is the most important way to prevent and treat iron deficiency. Good sources of iron include:
  • Apricots
  • Chicken, turkey, fish, and other meats
  • Dried beans, lentils, and soybeans
  • Eggs
  • Liver
  • Molasses
  • Oatmeal
  • Peanut butter
  • Prune juice
  • Raisins and prunes
  • Spinach, kale and other greens


Mild anemia may have no symptoms. As the iron level and blood counts becomes lower, your child may:
With more severe anemia, your child may have:

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