Anemia In Pregnancy

Anemia occurs in up to one third of the women during the third trimester. The most common causes are Normally hyperplasia of the red bone marrow occurs during pregnancy and the mass of red blood cells increases. However, a disproportionate increase in plasma volume eventually leads to hemodilution (Schwangerschaftshydrämie): The hematocrit (HCT) increases from 38-45% in healthy, non-pregnant women to about 34% in the late singleton pregnancy and to 30%…

September 3, 2018