Diet and Nutritional Status of Expectant Mothers from Low Income Families


Affiliations

  • Sri Avinashilingam Home Science College for Women, Coimbatore, India

Abstract

Research workers from many parts of the world reported a general association between low birth weights, high foetal and infant mortality rates and diets of poor nutritive value of expectant mothers. It seems reasonable to infer that undernutrition and malnutrition among mothers especially in the developing countries contribute towards impaired maternal, foetal and infant health and vitality.

Subject Discipline

Alternative Medicine

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