Impact of maternal anemia on the infant's iron status at 9 months of age.

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BACKGROUND Iron-deficiency anemia during pregnancy is still common in developed countries. The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of maternal anemia on the infant's iron status at 9 months of age in Moncton, NB. METHODS Mothers giving birth between April 1998 and February 1999 were selected from medical records. A letter was sent to invite… (More)

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