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Tipping the scale: the role of a national nutritional supplementation programme for pregnant mothers in reducing low birth weight and neonatal mortality in India

This study done in India assessed whether nutritional supplements given during the pregnancy period was associated with selected health indicators such as extremely low birth weight, very low birth weight, low birth weight as well as neonatal mortality with evidence-based conclusions that nutritional supplementation for pregnant women is crucial for the health of their children.

Cambridge University Press Rai et al. March 2022
  • Asia
  • Research
  • Case study