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Iron supplement improves baby birthweight

24th June 2013
pregnancy

UK and US researchers say a daily iron supplement during pregnancy can improve unborn baby's birthweight.

The analysis, published on bmj.com, found iron supplements of up to 66mg a day could be beneficial.

More than 90 published randomised trials and cohort studies were analysed.


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Article Information

Title: Iron supplement improves baby birthweight
Author: Martine Hamilton
Article Id: 24282
Date Added: 24th Jun 2013

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