Multiple micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy in low-income countries: Review of methods and characteristics of studies included in the meta-analyses

Barrie M. Margetts, Caroline H.D. Fall, Carine Ronsmans, Lindsay H. Allen, David J. Fisher, Pierre Adou, Víctor M. Aguayo, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Parul Christian, Shaonong Dang, Gwenola Desplats, Michael Dibley, Shams El Arifeen, Caroline Fall, David Fisher, Henrik Friis, Exnevia Gomo, Batool Azra Haider, Adi Hidayat, Abbas JahariPernille Kaestel, Patrick Kolsteren, Kusharisupeni, Aissa Mamadoultaibou, Dharma Sharna Mandandhar, Barrie Margetts, Clive Osmond, David Osrin, Lars Ake Persson, Usha Ramakrishnan, Dominique Roberfroid, Carine Rons-mans, Anuraj H. Shankar, Subarkah, Sunawang, Budi Utomo, Anjana Vaidya, Hong Yan, Noel Zagre, Lingxia Zeng

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Abstract

This paper reports on the methods and characteristics of 12 studies from developing countries included in a meta-analysis of the impact of antenatal supplements of multiple micronutrients compared with iron-folic acid on micronutrient status, maternal nutritional status, birth outcomes, and neonatal survival.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S517-S526
JournalFood and nutrition bulletin
Volume30
Issue number4 SUPPL.
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Food Science
  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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