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Multiple micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy in low-income countries: a meta-analysis of effects on birth size and length of gestation

Multiple micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy in low-income countries: a meta-analysis of effects on birth size and length of gestation
Multiple micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy in low-income countries: a meta-analysis of effects on birth size and length of gestation
Compared with iron-folic acid supplementation alone, maternal supplementation with multiple micronutrients during pregnancy in low-income countries resulted in a small increase in birthweight and a reduction in the prevalence of LBW of about 10%. The effect was greater among women with higher BMI
0379-5721
S533-S546
Fall, Caroline
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Fisher, David
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Osmond, Clive
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Margetts, Barrie
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Fall, Caroline
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Fisher, David
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Osmond, Clive
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Margetts, Barrie
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Fall, Caroline, Fisher, David, Osmond, Clive and Margetts, Barrie (2009) Multiple micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy in low-income countries: a meta-analysis of effects on birth size and length of gestation. Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 30, supplement 4, S533-S546. (PMID:1357412)

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Abstract

Compared with iron-folic acid supplementation alone, maternal supplementation with multiple micronutrients during pregnancy in low-income countries resulted in a small increase in birthweight and a reduction in the prevalence of LBW of about 10%. The effect was greater among women with higher BMI

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Published date: December 2009
Organisations: Faculty of Medicine

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Local EPrints ID: 351855
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/351855
ISSN: 0379-5721
PURE UUID: 6306dfd7-ad08-4640-8b27-7eb050c7d259
ORCID for Clive Osmond: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-9054-4655

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Date deposited: 25 Apr 2013 13:20
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 13:04

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Author: Caroline Fall
Author: David Fisher
Author: Clive Osmond ORCID iD
Author: Barrie Margetts

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