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Nutrition, pregnancy, and early infancy

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Published by Williams & Wilkins in Baltimore .
Written in English


  • Pregnancy -- Nutritional aspects.,
  • Pregnancy -- Complications.,
  • Infants -- Nutrition.,
  • Infant Nutrition.,
  • Nutrition -- in pregnancy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMyron Winick.
LC ClassificationsRG559 .W56 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination182 p. ;
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2048811M
ISBN 100683091506
LC Control Number88026121

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Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation Implications for Maternal and Infant Health. Leanne M. Redman (Ed.) Pages: Published: January (This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation: Implications for Maternal and Infant Health that was published in Nutrients) Download PDF. pregnancy. By taking a life-course approach to nutrition and health, its aim is to help HCPs and other early-years workers support and empower families to make healthy lifestyle choices that offer their children the best start in life. 2 Early Nutrition for Later Health: Time to Act Earlier Foreword The UK is facing a health crisis related to.   Nutrition has been called the single greatest environmental influence on babies in the womb and during infancy 1, and it remains essential throughout the first years of life.. A proper balance of nutrients in this formative period is critical for normal brain development.   Improving Maternal and Infant Nutrition: A Framework for Action. A maternal and infant nutrition strategy for Scotland has been developed. The strategy includes improving nutrition prior to and during pregnancy, breastfeeding, formula feeding, weaning and the transition to family meals. When was this published? 7/28/