Assessment of anemia among pregnant women at Al-Zahraa teaching hospital
Abeer Miri Abdullah
Objectives: To assess anemia among pregnant women, and to find out the relationship between pregnant women anemia and their sociodemographic data.
Methodology: A descriptive study was carried out through the present study in order to achieve the early stated objectives. The study was began from May, 2021 to December, 2021.
Results: The finding of this study reveals that most of the pregnant women had anemia with type of iron deficiency in second trimester were live in rural areas and did not receive adequate education. Also our study show that there was relationship between anemia and demographic data such as education, socioeconomic status.
Conclusion: The present study show that most of pregnant women had anemia with the type of Iron Deficiency Anemia, also they had low educational level and insufficient socioeconomic status and they were live in rural area. Most of pregnant women were in second stage. The present study revealed that there was a relationship between anemia with, gestational age, educational level and socioeconomic status and residency.
Recommendations: It is important for pregnant women to eat foods that contain iron and adhere to a balanced diet and take iron supplements during pregnancy and also during breastfeeding.