Effectiveness of folic acid supplementation in pregnancy on reducing the risk of small‐for‐gestational age neonates: a population study, systematic review and meta‐analysis

@article{Hodgetts2015EffectivenessOF,
  title={Effectiveness of folic acid supplementation in pregnancy on reducing the risk of small‐for‐gestational age neonates: a population study, systematic review and meta‐analysis},
  author={VA Hodgetts and RK Morris and A. Francis and J Gardosi and Km Ismail},
  journal={BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics \& Gynaecology},
  year={2015},
  volume={122},
  pages={478 - 490}
}
  • VA Hodgetts, RK Morris, +2 authors Km Ismail
  • Published 1 March 2015
  • Medicine
  • BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
To assess the effect of timing of folic acid (FA) supplementation during pregnancy on the risk of the neonate being small for gestational age (SGA). 
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