Sona BabyFer is a food supplement that contains 30mg of elemental iron in each ml, which helps to prevent iron deficiencies in children from 6 months of age. It is indicated to prevent and treat anaemia in children who do not get enough iron in their diet. Anaemia is the result of iron deficiency and can be particularly damaging to children leading to developmental delays and cognitive impairment. If you suspect your baby is deficient in iron then ask your doctor or pharmacist about Sona BabyFer.
Iron & Iron Deficiency
Iron is an important mineral and an essential constituent of the body, being necessary for physiological formation of haemoglobin and for the oxidative processes of living tissues. Haemoglobin is responsible for the transport of oxygen to body tissues. Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies, and can stunt the development of children less than two years of age. Studies also show that the damaging effects of having anaemia this young may not be reversible even with iron supplements given later on. The number of iron-deficient children rises between the ages of one and two, from 23% to 50%. Iron deficiency anaemia can cause developmental and learning problems in children.