TITLE

Maternal nutrition as a determinant of birth weight

AUTHOR(S)
T Stephenson; M E Symonds
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Jan2002, Vol. 86 Issue 1, pF4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
44661573

 

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