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Key issues in nutrition. From conception through infancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3809044     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pregnant and lactating women and infants are at nutritional risk because of their special needs; both require adequate dietary nutrition and, often, dietary supplementation. For example, the mother's increased requirements for iron, calcium, folic acid, and vitamin D usually must be met with increased milk intake and multivitamin-with-mineral supplements. Since the pregnant and the lactating woman can pass both nutrients and nonnutrients to the child, she should be advised on a well-balanced, high-quality diet that is free of drugs or other additives that may be harmful. Although either breastfeeding or the use of formula may fulfill energy and protein needs, the infant may require supplemental vitamins K and C, fluoride, and iron.
P J Fahey; J M Boltri; J S Monk
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Postgraduate medicine     Volume:  81     ISSN:  0032-5481     ISO Abbreviation:  Postgrad Med     Publication Date:  1987 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-02-26     Completed Date:  1987-02-26     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401147     Medline TA:  Postgrad Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  301-5, 308     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bottle Feeding
Breast Feeding
Cholesterol / blood
Fluorides / therapeutic use
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Infant, Newborn
Lactation / physiology
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena*
Pregnancy / physiology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fluorides; 57-88-5/Cholesterol

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