Iron supplements and stool
by Cathy Parkes April 12, 2021 Updated: December 29, 2021
Iron supplements can cause dark green/black stools. This is expected and harmless.
To understand the cause of different fetal heart rate patterns, remember VEAL CHOP.
Variable decelerations -> Cord compression.
Early deceleration -> Head compression.
Accelerations -> OK.
Late decelerations -> Placental Insufficiency.
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