Although the amount of blood increases, its composition is changing unequally, therefore because of the lack of red blood cells – erythrocytes – a pregnant woman may experience anemia. If the test results show low levels of hemoglobin, a doctor may prescribe oral iron preparation, it is also necessary to adjust the nutrition of the future mother.

Apart from the fact, that because of anemia in pregnant women they may feel fatigue and dizziness, iron is needed for the future baby and for the proper functioning of the placenta.