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Assessment of parameters of physical growth of the newborn in relation to maternal supplementation with iron alone or with some biological additives.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1024857     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Intrauterine growth charts were used for the assessment of physical growth of newborn infants in relation to maternal supplementation. Iron alone or with other additives (Copper, folic acid, ascorbic acid) were given during different trimesters of pregnancy. The study revealed that iron supplementation with or without other additives has an effective role in improving the haematological pattern in the neonates who also achieved better physical growth particularly with early supplementation with iron and ascorbic acid. Therefore, such supplementation is recommended.
A A Khashaba; F A El-Shobaki; M M El-Basousy; H A Fahmi; E Osman; M M El-Shafie
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Gazette of the Egyptian Paediatric Association     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1110-6638     ISO Abbreviation:  Gaz Egypt Paediatr Assoc     Publication Date:    1976 Jan-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-06-22     Completed Date:  1977-06-22     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7509401     Medline TA:  Gaz Egypt Paediatr Assoc     Country:  EGYPT    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  59-68     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Ascorbic Acid / administration & dosage
Copper / administration & dosage
Folic Acid / administration & dosage
Infant, Newborn*
Iron / administration & dosage*
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena*
Reg. No./Substance:
50-81-7/Ascorbic Acid; 59-30-3/Folic Acid; 7439-89-6/Iron; 7440-50-8/Copper

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