Do not worry. 9.8% is reasonable in 8th month of pregnancy
. The reason is there is excessive fluid retention (collection) during pregnancy. This dilutes the blood hemoglobin
But if you wish to raise it you may continue the (Tried and tested) iron tablet
started by your Gynecologist. Do not start a new iron preparation as it may cause you diarrhea
If you are vegetarian: Eat plenty of Jaggery, Green leafy vegetables, beet root. If you take non-veg food, liver is a good option added to the above-mentioned food.
Anemia in mother has many complications in fetus. But do not worry as you are not anemic.