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I am 4 weeks pregnant and severely anemic so can I have a normal pregnancy and a healthy baby ?

I just found out im 4 weeks pregnant .I have a 8 month old and 2 weeks after i had my 8 month old i had to get an D&C (October 08,2010). And April 15,2011 i had to get my appendix removed and found out i am severely anemic .. I just found out three days ago that i am pregnant and i was also on birth control (nuvaring). Do you think i can have a normal pregnancy and a healthy baby???? :/
Tue, 24 Jan 2012
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You can definitely have a healthy baby .It is very essential now for you to undergo all routine tests and get the appropriate treatment.Your anemia depending on severity can be treated well and pregnancy can be maintained.I advise you to visit your Gynecologist and get the routine tests done and take appropriate treatment like iron , vitamin supplements to increase your Hemoglobin concentration.I also advise you to drink green grass juice daily , as it is shown to improve blood cells function in some.
Please note careful monitoring is needed in this pregnancy.
You can feel free to mail me on any health related doubts or information.
Good luck on your pregnancy and Take care.
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