Breast-milk vitamin A as an indicator of the vitamin A status of women and infants.

@article{Stoltzfus1995BreastmilkVA,
  title={Breast-milk vitamin A as an indicator of the vitamin A status of women and infants.},
  author={Rebecca J Stoltzfus and Benjamin A. Underwood},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={1995},
  volume={73 5},
  pages={703-11}
}
This article reviews the evidence for using breast-milk vitamin A as an indicator of vitamin A status and provides technical information for researchers who want to use this indicator to assess the vitamin A status of women and breast-fed children. Breast-milk vitamin A is a unique indicator for assessing the vitamin A status of lactating women and their breast-fed infants, and has recently been recommended by WHO for use in monitoring global elimination of vitamin A deficiency. Assessing… CONTINUE READING