RE: Depleted Iron Stores
Posted Monday, March 15, 2010 at 7:04 AM
I had iron deficiency anemia with my last pregnancy and also when I was a pre-teen. My OB told me to eat lots of greens, beans, blackstrap molasses, dried fruit and pumpkin seeds. Also, make sure you have something with vitamin C in it along with whatever you're eating because the vitamin C helps your body absorb more iron. Also, try to cut back on or eliminate caffeine, as it inihibits your body's ability to absorb dietary iron.