Seasonal variation in birth weight

McGrath, John J.; Burne, Thomas H.; Eyles, Darryl W.
September 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/27/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 7, p733
Academic Journal
Presents a letter to the editor in response to the article "Vitamin D deficiency and whole-body and femur bone mass relative to weight in health newborns," by Hope Weiler and colleagues that was previously published in a 2005 issue of "Canadian Medical Association Journal."


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