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Undernutrition in woman

Felicity Savage King and Ann Burgess

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

Second edition

Published in print January 1993 | ISBN: 9780192622334
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723643 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622334.003.0018
Undernutrition in woman

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This chapter focuses on undernutrition in women. Topics discussed include how women become undernourished, weight gain during pregnancy, effects of undernutrition on pregnancy and childbirth, lactation in undernourished women, and preventing undernutrition in women.

Keywords: undernourished women; nutrition; food; pregnancy; weight

Chapter.  4262 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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