Infant motor development in rural Vietnam and intrauterine exposures to anaemia, iron deficiency and common mental disorders: a prospective community-based study

@inproceedings{Tran2014InfantMD,
  title={Infant motor development in rural Vietnam and intrauterine exposures to anaemia, iron deficiency and common mental disorders: a prospective community-based study},
  author={Thach Duc Tran and Tuan Nhat Tran and Julie A Simpson and Ha Thi Thu Tran and Trang Thu Nguyen and Sarah Hanieh and Terence Dwyer and Beverley-Ann Biggs and Jane Rw Fisher},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Antenatal anaemia, iron deficiency and common mental disorders (CMD) are prevalent in low- and middle-income countries. The aim of this study was to examine the direct and indirect effects of antenatal exposures to these risks and infant motor development. METHODS A cohort of women who were pregnant with a single foetus and between 12 and 20 weeks pregnant in 50 randomly-selected rural communes in Ha Nam province was recruited. Participants provided data twice during pregnancy… CONTINUE READING