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Can iron deficiency in my husband affect my unborn child ?

Hello Doc! I would like to understand that before intercourse i know that my husband has minor iron deficiency but still we had sex in order to conceive so now would like to confirm if in case i get pregnant than will that effect my baby. Thanks, Ruchi
Asked On : Wed, 27 Jul 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
hi ruchi
welcome to healthcare magic forum
you need not to worry as male anemia do not affect much to baby
give him iron tab and he will be okay
so be relax and keep trying .
female anemia affect baby ,not male
monir iron deficency is very common in india and need not to take into concern

i hope i have give you answered.
Answered: Wed, 27 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Chirag Soni's  Response
Welcome to HCM.
Iron deficiency will not affect your chances of conceiving.there will be no effect on your baby.but for conceiving his semen analysis should be normal.
After conceiving your iron level will affect on your baby so start haemetinics after conceving under your gynecologist's guidance.
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There no need to worry because of the iron deficiency in your husband can not make any trouble to conceive or your future child too.
Husband will give you only sperms; and there is not any relation between iron and Sperms.
Answered: Tue, 6 Mar 2012
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