Routine Iron Supplementation in Pregnancy Has No Effect on Iron Status of Children at Six Months and Four Years of Age

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Abstract

The iron status at 6 months and 4 years of children born to women who were randomly allocated to receive 20 mg of iron daily in the second half of pregnancy did not differ from children of mothers in the control group.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)438-440
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Volume151
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished or Issued - Oct 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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