Importance of Iron folic tablets In this tutorial we will discuss the importance of taking iron folic tablets for adolescent girls and pregnant women This is an important phase of first 1000 days. Jhili Nayak Kasan Nayak Rebati Mahanta Bhanumati Patra Kamala Mahanta ASHA worker Nirmala Bej Anganwadi worker Village Rudhiapada Rudhiapada primary school. Anganwadi centre. Please be seated. Today is Village Health Nutrition Day. Let’s start soon. Didi Sister, I have done urine test and have come for the registration of my pregnancy. Good, how many months pregnant are you.
Three months. Okay, let me explain you about the MAMATA scheme. Okay. You get the first installment of Rs. 1500 after completion of 6 months of pregnancy. I will tell you about some guidelines and you need to follow them such as taking the pregnancy test, registration of your pregnancy, taking one TT Tetanus toxoid, taking Iron Folic tablets, taking one TT Tetanus toxoid, taking Iron Folic tablets, getting weighed, and attending VHND meetings. Have you done a blood test Yes. Were the results positive for anemia No, I am not anaemic.
If you were anemic, then I would have given you 200 Iron Folic tablets. Okay. But since you don’t have anemia, I will give you 100 tablets. Okay. Didi, who should take Iron Folic tablets Adolescent girls 10 19 years and pregnant women from 3 months onwards can take Iron Folic tablets. Question Who should take Iron Folic tablets Answer Adolescent girls from 10 to 19 years and pregnant women from 3 months need to take Iron Folic tablets. What benefits will I get if I take Iron Folic tablets.
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A pregnant woman will be healthy during and after pregnancy and give birth to a healthy baby. The baby will not be born prematurely, or with low birth weight. Question What are the benefits of taking Iron Folic tablets Answer A pregnant women will be healthy and give birth to a healthy baby. The baby will not be born prematurely or with low birth weight. Let’s listen to Jhili about the benefits she had after taking Iron Folic tablets. I had started taking Iron Folic tablets after 3 months of my pregnancy,.
Therefore, I gave birth to a healthy baby and I also remained healthy. The motherinlaw of Jhili was not in favor of giving Iron Folic tablets to her. Let’s listen to what she has to say now. I restricted my daughterinlaw from taking Iron tablets. I thought that the baby would grow big and cause difficulty during delivery. Therefore, I restricted her. Anganwadi didi told me to give Iron Folic tablets, so then I started giving her the tablets. Therefore, she delivered a healthy baby and my daughterinlaw is also healthy.
Didi, I listened to what you said, but by taking Iron Folic tablets, the stool becomes darker and there is nausea. Yes, that’s correct. But the side effects do not happen to everybody. Dark stool, constipation and nausea are normal phenomena and disappear within few days. I request you not to stop taking Iron Folic tablets. Didi, I am feeling nausea and constipation because of consuming Iron Folic tablets. What should I do to overcome them Take your Iron Folic tablets after your meal in the night. Drink plenty of water and eat vegetables and fruits.
If you eat all these, then the side effects will gradually decrease. Question What are the ways to overcome the side effects of consuming Iron Folic tablets Answer Take your Iron Folic tablets after your meal in the night. Drink plenty of water. Eat vegetables and fruits. Never take Iron Folic tablets on an empty stomach. Let’s know how adolescent girls will be benefited by consuming Iron Folic tablets. Adolescent girls should consume Iron Folic tablets, as that will make them stronger and healthier. It will help in mental development, and in future, they can be a healthy mother giving birth to a healthy baby.
Therefore, the Government runs a scheme for 10 to 19 year old adolescent girls, where each girl is provided with one Iron Folic tablet every week at the Anganwadi centre for free. Thanks didi, for the information on Iron Folic tablets. From today onwards, I will start taking Iron Folic tablets. I will be healthy and give birth to a healthy baby. I am very happy to know that you understood about the benefits of consuming Iron Folic tablets. Let me register your pregnancy. Take these 50 Iron Folic tablets. Take one tablet after your meal in the night, drink plenty of water and eat fruits and vegetables.