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    Shoul iron supplements be continued post delivery?

Posted on Mon, 14 Apr 2014 in Pregnancy
Question: My wife delivered a baby on 23 Feb 2014. Before delivery she was taking medicine Ferrium xt and AAA Cal. Should she continue taking these Iron and Cal medicines post delivery. If yes, then are these medicines are fine - Ferrium xt and AAA Cal. For how long she should continue taking these.
Answered by Dr. S Patra 16 minutes later
Brief Answer: SHE WOULD CONTINUE ABOVE MEDICINES FOR 6 MONTHS. Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for writing to us. YES, she would continue above mentioned IRON and CALCIUM tabs for at least 6 months following delivery or till she is on breast feeding. Along with, she must take healthy protein rich diet, drink more water or fluids and maintain genital hygiene properly. Hope, it helps for your information. Kindly, close the discussion if you don't have any other query. Wish her good health and take care yourself. Regards, Dr Soumen For future query, you can directly approach me through http://doctor.healthcaremagic.com/Funnel?page=askDoctorDirectly&docId=63326
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