Effect of time of initiation and dose of prenatal iron and folic acid supplementation on iron and folate nutriture of Korean women during pregnancy.

@article{Lee2005EffectOT,
  title={Effect of time of initiation and dose of prenatal iron and folic acid supplementation on iron and folate nutriture of Korean women during pregnancy.},
  author={Jong-Im Lee and Jeong-A Lee and Hyeon-Sook Lim},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={82 4},
  pages={843-9}
}
BACKGROUND In Korea, it is customary to prescribe iron and folic acid supplements to pregnant women after the 20th wk of gestation; however, little evidence exists to support this practice. OBJECTIVE The objective was to determine the effects of time of initiation and dose of prenatal iron and folic acid supplementation on the iron and folate nutriture of Korean women during pregnancy. DESIGN A total of 131 pregnant women were placed into 1 of 5 experimental groups, either the control group… CONTINUE READING

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