How does maternal anemia affect the levels of umb ılıcal cord braın-derıved neurotrophıc factor?

Iron deficiency anemia affects billions of people worldwide, and without anemia, iron deficiency is even the most common nutritional deficiency [1,2] Anemia is a global health problem which children and pregnant women throughout the world. World Health Organization estimates that 42% of children who are younger than 5 years of age and 40% of pregnant women have anemia [1]. Enlargement of the maternal red blood cell mass during pregnancy and the Growing placenta and the fetus triples the amount of iron needed [2].
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Full length article Source Type: research