Low birthweight

Low birthweight

Association of low intake of milk and vitamin D during pregnancy with decreased birth weight

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Cynthia A Mannion
Katherine Gray-Donald
Kristine G Koski
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CMAJ
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Argues that milk and vitamin D intakes during pregnancy are each associated with infant birth weight, independently of other risk factors.

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ISSN 08203946 (Print)
ISSN 14882329 (Online)

Low birth weight & preterm multiple births: a Canadian profile

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English
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Best Start: Ontario's Maternal, Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides background information for health professionals on the risks related to low birth weight and preterm multiple births as well as strategies to assist families.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Prevention of low birth weight in Canada: literature review and strategies

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Best Start
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses low birth weight in the context of risk factors, prevention strategies, and factors such as poverty, nutrition, substance use, physical activity, stress, and prenatal care. Includes extensive references, fact sheets, and a list of provincial prevention programs.

Perinatal outcome of singletons and twins after assisted conception: a systematic review of controlled studies

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Author: 
Frans M. Helmerhorst
Denise A.M. Perquin
Dinae Donker
Marc J.N.C. Keirse
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British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Compares the perinatal outcome of singleton and twin pregnancies between natural and assisted conceptions.

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ISSN 14685833
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Includes bibliographical references.
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