Prenatal nutrient supplementation and postnatal growth in a developing nation: an RCT.

@article{Lanou2014PrenatalNS,
  title={Prenatal nutrient supplementation and postnatal growth in a developing nation: an RCT.},
  author={Hermann Lanou and Lieven Huybregts and Dominique Roberfroid and Laetitia Niki{\`e}ma and Seni Kouanda and John Hendrik Van Camp and Patrick Kolsteren},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={133 4},
  pages={e1001-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Prenatal lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS) have been shown to improve birth anthropometry. However, little is known about the effects of such supplements on infant health. We hypothesized that prenatal LNS compared with multiple micronutrient supplement for pregnant and lactating women would improve survival, growth, and morbidity during infancy. METHODS Infants' weight, length, head, chest, and mid-upper arm circumferences were measured during monthly home… CONTINUE READING
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