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Investing in Nutrition: A Global Best Investment Case

Pregnancy is a critical window during which the health and nutritional status of a mother has extremely great impact on a child’s future physical and mental health. There is growing evidence on the importance and effectiveness of antenatal multiple micronutrient supplementation (MMS) in reducing risks of stillbirth, low-birth weight and small-for-gestational age. Other than use of MMS, this article also encourages interventions such as education, and introduction of complementary feeding practices among others, and provides a cost-benefit analysis of these interventions.

Cambridge University Press Larsen et al. December 2023
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