Effects of prenatal multimicronutrient supplements on birth weight and perinatal mortality: a randomised, controlled trial in Guinea-Bissau

@article{Kstel2005EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of prenatal multimicronutrient supplements on birth weight and perinatal mortality: a randomised, controlled trial in Guinea-Bissau},
  author={Pernille K{\ae}stel and Kim F Michaelsen and Peter Aaby and Henrik T\onder Aabjerg Friis},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={59},
  pages={1081-1089}
}
Objectives:To assess the effects of daily prenatal multimicronutrient supplementation on birth weight (BW) and perinatal mortality.Design:Randomised, controlled, double masked trial.Setting:Urban Guinea-Bissau, West Africa.Subjects:A total of 2100 pregnant women (22±7 weeks pregnant at entry) were recruited through antenatal clinics, of which 1670 (79.5%) completed the trial. BW was available for 1100 live born babies.Interventions:Identical-looking supplements containing one (MN-1) or two (MN… CONTINUE READING
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