Iron Status in Full-term Newborn Small for Gestional Age

Iron nutrition was measured in 27 full-term newborn small for gestational age (SGA) during the first 4 months of age. Twenty seven preterm infants appropriate for gestational age (AGA) served as controls. Anthropometric and laboratory evaluations were performed at birth and monthly until 4 mo of age. A subgroup of infants (SGA n = 11; AGA n = 20) were… CONTINUE READING