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An intestinal disorder, such as celiac disease, which affects your intestine's ability to absorb nutrients from digested food, can lead to iron deficiency anemia.
Or vitamin deficiency anemia may develop because your body can't properly absorb the nutrients from the foods you eat.
If you don't have enough iron stores or get enough iron during pregnancy, you could develop iron deficiency anemia.
Although calcium is an essential nutrient during pregnancy, calcium can decrease iron absorption.
By Mayo Clinic Staff Iron is a nutrient that's essential to your child's growth and development, but some kids don't have enough.
Still, vitamin D remains an important nutrient for overall good health.
This occurs if your small intestine can't absorb enough nutrients.
A damaged intestinal lining doesn't absorb nutrients well, and can lead to vitamin D and calcium deficiency.
Vitamin and mineral supplements If your anemia or nutritional deficiencies are severe, your doctor or dietitian might recommend that you take supplements, including: Copper Folate Iron Vitamin B-12 Vitamin D Vitamin K Zinc Vitamins a...
If you have a vitamin B-12 deficiency, taking a daily supplement that includes vitamin B-12 may help your body get the nutrients it needs.
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