Iron but not folic acid supplementation reduces the risk of low birthweight in pregnant women without anaemia: a case-control study.

@article{Palma2008IronBN,
  title={Iron but not folic acid supplementation reduces the risk of low birthweight in pregnant women without anaemia: a case-control study.},
  author={Silvia Palma and Roc{\'i}o Perez-Iglesias and David Cantarero Prieto and R. B. Pardo and Javier Llorca and Miguel Delgado-Rodr{\'i}guez},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2008},
  volume={62 2},
  pages={120-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess whether iron and folic acid supplementation reduce the risk of low birthweight (LBW) in women without anaemia. DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING University Hospital of Cantabria. STUDY POPULATION Cases were 322 mothers without anaemia delivering a singleton infant of less than 2500 g. Controls were 934 mothers without anaemia delivering a term non-small-for-gestational-age infant. DATA COLLECTION Data on iron and folic acid supplementation were obtained from… CONTINUE READING
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