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Relationship between Maternal Nutrition and Infant Mortality

  • Aaron Lechtig
Part of the Nutrition and Food Science book series (NFS, volume 3)

Abstract

High infant mortality rates (IMR) are a major health problem in many countries of the world. Maternal malnutrition has been implicated as an important cause of the high IMR reported in many developing nations. The objetive of this paper is to explore the relationship between maternal nutrition and infant mortality.

Keywords

Infant Mortality Infant Death Birth Interval Dietary Energy Maternal Nutrition 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Aaron Lechtig
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  1. 1.Div. of Human DevelopmentINCAPGuatemalaGuatemala, C.A.

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