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Iron and folate supplementation in pregnancy.

Authors
  • Mahomed, K
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2000
Issue
2
Identifiers
PMID: 10796246
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Routine supplementation with iron and folate appears to prevent low haemoglobin at delivery. There is very little information on other outcomes for either mother or baby. There are few data derived from communities where iron and folate deficiency is common and anaemia is a serious health problem.

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