How Does Low Iron Impact Pregnancy Success?
Dec 13, 2021
Today's question is: My Iron has always been low. What does this mean for my fertility?
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04:25- TODAY’S QUESTION: MY IRON HAS ALWAYS BEEN LOW. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR MY FERTILITY?
- We see this a lot on our blood chemistry reviews, common symptoms, and getting to the root cause
04:52- DR. TABATHA BARBER’S INITIAL RESPONSE
- We might be low because of absorption issues
- Could it be an issue with the liver? Why does this matter?
- “There are so many ways that iron is needed.”
- Why is iron required for a healthy pregnancy and ovary health?
- Why it is important to have stored iron- we need something to pull from!
- “There are so many reasons to get this resolved (low iron).”
07:21- THOUGHTS ON IRON SUPPLEMENTS
- Being aware of “dirty forms” of iron- “Dirty forms of iron can cause more heartache.”
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