For Pregnancy

The health of your pregnancy and baby matters.

You may need IV iron.

 

Benefits of IV iron infusion during pregnancy

Heme Onc Call takes care of it all

  • See a hematologist online with a virtual visit from the comfort of your home.

  • Get a prescription for IV iron infusion if your doctor confirms you are low.

  • Heme Onc Call will facilitate IV iron infusions at your house or a nearby center.

  • Feel stronger and be confident that your baby has enough iron for his or her growth and development.

You and your baby need iron

  • Did you know that 40% of pregnant women develop iron deficiency anemia?

  • Many pregnant women develop iron deficiency without knowing it.

  • Your baby needs to use 300-500mg of your body’s stored iron.

  • The most common symptom of iron deficiency is fatigue.

  • Iron pills often don’t help because iron is not absorbed well.

What IV iron infusions can do for you

  • IV iron infusions decrease the likelihood of developing severe anemia.

  • You will be better prepared for bleeding that is expected during childbirth.

  • Iron treatment will help you avoid the need for a blood transfusion.

  • IV iron may decrease the likelihood of pregnancy complications.

Benefits of iron infusions for your baby

Give your baby the nutrients he or she needs

  • You are the only source of iron for your baby during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

  • Studies show that iron deficiency affects your baby’s neurological development.

Iron is essential for your baby

  • A mother’s iron deficiency has been associated with baby’s increased risk of autism, A.D.H.D, and intellectual disability.

  • Infants with iron deficiency may have impaired cognitive and motor development.

Give your baby the nutrients he or she needs

  • Studies show that IV iron infusion will decrease your level of fatigue during and after the pregnancy.

  • You’ll have more energy to take care of your newborn, and you may be less likely to develop post-partum depression.