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Blood report shows pregnancy, microcyctic anemia. Will it affect baby?

Blood report of 35 years female , Indian. She is pregnant for around 8 weeks. Ist baby normal.
Her blood report ( peripheral smear) shows:
RBCs show mild hypochromia with anisocytosis and mild poikilocytosis.
A few microcytes are seen.
WBC SERIES IS WITHIN NORMAL LIMITS
PLATELETS ARE ADEQUATE.
NO IMMATURE CELLS/HAEMOPARASITE IDENTIFIED.
IMRESSION: microcytic hypochromjc anaemia, mild
Advise:HB-ELECTROPHORESIS TO RULE OUT THALASSEMIA MINOR.
PLEASE SUGGEST HOW IT WILL AFFECT BABY INSIDE.ok
Birendrasawan@yahoo. Com
Asked On : Wed, 10 Apr 2013
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Hi,
From your report it indicates that you are having Anemia.
Due to anemia your baby might be having lack of nourishment and oxygen may affect her normal growth.
Rule out Thalassemia.
Take high nourishing food, green veggies.
Take branded Iron, folic acid capsules.
ok and take care.
Answered: Wed, 3 Jul 2013
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