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The benefits of Multiple Micronutrient Supplementation during Pregnancy

This document provides comprehensive and condensed information on all aspects of Multiple Micronutrient Supplementation (MMS) to inform policy makers to make decisions regarding adoption of MMS for pregnant women. It covers the need for micronutrient supplementation, prevalence of micronutrient deficiencies among pregnant women, risks of excessive intake, benefits of MMS over  Iron and Folic Acid (IFA), cost-effectiveness and considerations for transitioning from IFA to MMS in Antenatal Care (ANC) programs.

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