Biochemical indices of nutritional status in maternal, cord, and early neonatal blood.

@article{Vobecky1982BiochemicalIO,
  title={Biochemical indices of nutritional status in maternal, cord, and early neonatal blood.},
  author={Jan Vobecky and Dennis Shapcott and Pierre Demers and David Cloutier and Ryan Blanchard and Caroline Fisch},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1982},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={630-42}
}
The nutritional status of 556 infants born in good health was measured by selected biochemical parameters in maternal venous blood, in mixed arteriovenous cord blood at delivery, and in infant's capillary blood collected at 5 days. The determinations indicating nutritional status were: Hb, hematocrit, protein, cholesterol, triglycerides, vitamins A, C, E, and folic acid, iron, calcium and magnesium. In maternal venous blood, a significant number of women were found to be deficient; 3.4% had Hb… CONTINUE READING