Sep 17

Iron Mom: Probiotic Supplements and Nutrition Tips for Better Iron Absorption in Pregnancy

Friday, September 17, 2021

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Join us for a discussion and cooking demo focusing on maternal health and iron deficiencies. 

  • UIC Applied Health Sciences faculty Kirsten Straughan will discuss the importance of iron supplementation during pregnancy
  • UIC Nursing faculty Mary Dawn Koenig will discuss her research on a special probiotic strain that has been shown to improve iron absorption during pregnancy
  • UIC Applied Health Sciences faculty Renea Lyles will provide a cooking demonstration of an iron rich meal utilizing herbs and vegetables from the UIC Nutrition Teaching Garden

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