Pre-conception and early pregnancy iron deficiency harms brain

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 15:30 in Paleontology & Archaeology

A mother's iron deficiency early in pregnancy may have a profound and long-lasting effect on the brain development of the child, even if the lack of iron is not enough to cause severe anemia, according to a new study.

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