Anemia is the most common hematologic abnormality with adverse maternal-fetal consequences if left untreated. The most common causes of microcytic anemia include iron-deficiency anemia and hemoglobinopathies whereas macrocytic anemia is commonly caused by folate or B12 deficiency
CDC Definition of Anemia
Diagnosis of Iron-Deficiency Anemia
ACOG Practice Bulletin Number 233: Anemia in Pregnancy
ASH: How I treat anemia in pregnancy: iron, cobalamin, and folate
Clinical Expert Series: Iron Deficiency Anemia in Pregnancy
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