Iron and Your Child Iron is an important mineral that our children need, as well as adults. Understand what iron's roll is in your child's body, how much is needed, what to look for if you believe your child may be anemic and how to correct. Iron Articles 3 Steps to Correct Your Child’s Anemia 8 Ways to Prevent Anemia How Can I Tell if My Children or I are Low in Iron or Anemic? How Much Iron do You Need? My Doctor Measured my Hemoglobin and it’s Normal. Could I still be anemic? What are the best food sources of iron? Why Do Babies Especially need More Iron? Why do Women Need More Iron? Why do You Need Iron?