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
Zoom link information to be sent to all registrants.