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Can I take iron while breastfeeding?
Breast milk has iron in it. It doesn’t matter if you take iron as a supplement or not, how much gets into breast milk or your baby will not be affected. Iron supplements are not likely to cause any problems in your baby.
Do you need iron supplement when breastfeeding?
Babies need an external source of iron by the time they are 6 months old. If your baby is getting only breast milk, you should talk to your health care provider about whether or not your baby needs iron supplements before 6 months of age.
How much iron do I need while breastfeeding?
If you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, you should get at least 27 grams of iron per day, but don’t get more than 45 grams per day. Iron supplements should be taken as per your doctor’s advice.
Can low iron affect breast milk?
According to The Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide to Making More Milk, there is limited evidence to suggest that low iron levels could affect milk production. Researchers think it’s important to treat iron deficiency even if you don’t have any symptoms.
Does breast milk prevent iron absorption?
Breast-fed infants absorbed an average of 50% of a trace dose of iron administered during a breast feeding, compared to about 10% that was absorbed from cow milk.
Why do lactating mothers need less iron?
It is possible that breast milk has low iron as a way of protecting infants from infections. Young infants are at risk of getting infections in the GI tract because they don’t have enough iron. The iron in breast milk is bound to the lactoferrin.