Your child needs iron in their diet to keep their blood healthy. Iron supports healthy growth and development. But sometimes, it can be difficult to get children to eat the right types of foods.

The HSE has published this great guide on Iron in your Child's Diet:

Why does a child need Iron?

What are the consequences of a lack of iron in the blood?

What are the best sources of iron?

Other sources are:

Please note:  Liver is not recommended for babies under 12 months of age as it contains too much vitamin A for them.