Breastfeeding practices, anemia and vitamin A deficiency of South African mothers and their young infants

The prevalence of sub-clinical vitamin A deficiency (VAD) and anemia of lactating women (n = 113) and their breastfed infants aged 1--6 months was measured among a peri-urbanite South African sample. Mother's mean hemoglobin (Hb) was 12.4 +/- 1.3 g/dL with 32% anemia (Hb < 12g/dL). Retinol i...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Sibeko, Lindiwe N.
Other Authors: Gray-Donald, K. (advisor)
Format: Others
Published: McGill University 2002
Online Access:http://digitool.Library.McGill.CA:80/R/?func=dbin-jump-full&object_id=33840