Integrated strategies needed to prevent iron deficiency and to promote early child development.

  • Maureen M. Black
  • Published 2012 in
    Journal of trace elements in medicine and biology…

Abstract

Iron deficiency (ID) and iron deficiency anemia (IDA) are global public health problems that differentially impact pregnant women and infants in low and middle income countries. IDA during the first 1000 days of life (prenatally through 24 months) has been associated with long term deficits in children's socio-emotional, motor, cognitive, and physiological… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jtemb.2012.04.020

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@article{Black2012IntegratedSN, title={Integrated strategies needed to prevent iron deficiency and to promote early child development.}, author={Maureen M. Black}, journal={Journal of trace elements in medicine and biology : organ of the Society for Minerals and Trace Elements}, year={2012}, volume={26 2-3}, pages={120-3} }