Fetal growth

TweetSharePinShare0 Shares Birth defect, Infant mortality, Stunted growth, Marasmus, Kwashiorkor etc are some of the health conditions that may affect a child whose mother fails to have the basic knowledge of pre and post natal nutritional requirements. For a proper understanding of the nutritional requirement of a baby, it is important to be informed of …

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Low Birth Weight

TweetSharePinShare0 SharesLOW BIRTH WEIGHT Low birth weight in babies is a condition whereby baby weighs much less than 2.5kg at the time of birth. Anything less than 2.5kg is a low birth weight. The averaged weight of a baby is about 3.5kg, although 2.5kg to 4.5kg is still considered normal. In extreme cases the baby’s weight …

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