This is a very common problem indeed.The most common cause of low iron levels is an inadequate intake of iron in the diet, or drinking too much milk instead of eating a full mixed diet at this age.The iron supplement she is on will rapidly replace her low iron stores and her haemoglobin will return to normal. Give the iron supplement after meals.Her stools may become rather dark as a result of the iron and there is no need for concern about this, it is normal.
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