Milk consumption during pregnancy and infant birthweight.

  title={Milk consumption during pregnancy and infant birthweight.},
  author={Jonas F Ludvigsson and Johnny Ludvigsson},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  volume={93 11},
AIM To examine the risk of low birthweight (<2500 g, LBW), intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) and preterm birth (gestational age <37 wk) in relation to milk intake. METHODS Observational study in southeast Sweden. Questionnaires were used to collect data on milk consumption during pregnancy and infant birthweight from mother-infant pairs during a 2-y period as part of the ABIS (All Babies in Southeast Sweden) study. Data on IUGR were obtained through the Swedish medical birth registry… CONTINUE READING


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