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An overview of the causes, symptoms and treatment of the blood disorder anemia.

Key points

  • Most commonly, anemia is cause by not enough iron in the blood.
  • If your child is often tired, weak and pale, see your doctor about anemia.
  • Infant formulas should be enriched with iron if your baby is not yet eating solid foods.
  • Offer your child foods that are rich in iron, including meat and green vegetables.
Last updated: March 5th 2010