TITLE

Maternal nutrition, pregnancy outcome and public health policy

AUTHOR(S)
Kramer, Michael S.
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;09/22/98, Vol. 159 Issue 6, p663
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Examines the role of maternal nutrition in determining the outcome of pregnancy. Little evidence that nutrition is very important in industrialized countries; What is meant by maternal nutrition and pregnancy outcome; Factors of pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain; Association between maternal anthropometry and pregnancy outcome; Quality and quantity of maternal diet; Research recommendations.
ACCESSION #
1105167

 

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