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How do I make sure to get enough Iron?

Iron is needed to make blood healthy and to help prevent weak blood (anemia). A woman needs to get a lot of iron throughout her life, especially during the years she has monthly bleeding and during pregnancy.

These foods have a lot of iron:
These foods also have some iron: It is possible to get even more iron if you: It is best to eat iron foods along with citrus fruits or tomatoes. These contain vitamin C, which helps your body use more of the iron in the food.