Does birth spacing affect maternal or child nutritional status? A systematic literature review.

@article{Dewey2007DoesBS,
  title={Does birth spacing affect maternal or child nutritional status? A systematic literature review.},
  author={Kathryn G Dewey and Roberta Cohen},
  journal={Maternal & child nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={151-73}
}
This review addresses the question of whether a short birth interval is associated with adverse nutritional outcomes for the mother or the child. Indices of anthropometric status (maternal weight or body mass index; child growth) and micronutrient status (e.g. iron or vitamin A) were included as outcomes. A computerized search of all relevant papers published since 1966 was completed, and the 'snowball' method was used to identify additional relevant published or unpublished papers. In total… CONTINUE READING
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