Can postpartum maternal urinary iodine be used to estimate iodine nutrition status of newborns?

Abstract

I deficiency can lead to detrimental effects, particularly in neonates and young infants. The aim of this study was to explore whether postpartum maternal urinary I can be used to estimate the I status of newborns. In this cross-sectional study conducted in Tehran, lactating mothers and newborns, within 3-5 d postpartum, were randomly selected. Urine… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0007114516000064

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