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  4. Hi Alex, I have low iron (a few weeks ago it was at 95 so I am waiting for results this week to see if it has continued to drop) I am 38 weeks pregnant and just wondering is a c section a better option for me than trying for a natural birth? i have had 2
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Hi Alex, I have low iron (a few weeks ago it was at 95 so I am waiting for results this week to see if it has continued to drop) I am 38 weeks pregnant and just wondering is a c section a better option for me than trying for a natural birth? i have had 2

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Answer: Hi, If you have low iron you are more prone to bleeding in childbirth so it is better to have a vaginal birth rather than a caesarean as it has a higher risk of bleeding. You need to take your prescribed iron supplements to improve your iron levels to lower your risk of complications. Best wishes, Alex
Answered: 22 May 2012