The RDA for iron for pregnant women is 27 mg per day (Tolerable Upper Intake Level, or UL = 45 mg per day). Iron absorption is enhanced when consumed with vitamin C. For example, a glass of orange juice taken with a multivitamin with iron will increase absorption of the iron. The section "Weight Gain in Pregnancy" lists how the weight gain in a typical, healthy pregnancy is distributed.
Fear of falling was mentioned by African Americans, Whites, and American Indians as a barrier to physical activity. African Americans, Latinos, Whites, and American Indians mentioned the built environment as a barrier to physical activity, although these comments were most common among American Indians. Health benefits of physical activity were mentioned in every racial/ethnic group; all said physical activity improves brain health.