• Medicine
  • Published in Revista chilena de pediatria 1987

[Iron nutrition and breast feeding in Chilean infants].

@article{Hertrampf1987IronNA,
  title={[Iron nutrition and breast feeding in Chilean infants].},
  author={Eva Hertrampf and Maria Luisa Dinamarca and T M Llaguno and Abraham Stekel},
  journal={Revista chilena de pediatria},
  year={1987},
  volume={58 3},
  pages={
          193-7
        }
}
Information from rich communities suggests that iron in human milk has a high bioavailability and that breastfed term infants are protected from developing iron deficiency during the 1st 6 months of life. Iron nutrition was evaluated in healthy term infants of low socioeconomic status living in urban areas (Santiago) and receiving breastmilk (BF) as the only milk source for 4.6 and 9 receiving breastmilk (BF) as the only milk source for 4.6 and 9 months (68.74 and 61 subjects respectively) and… CONTINUE READING

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