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Chapter 31

The Importance of Vitamin A during Pregnancy and Childhood: Impact on Lung Function

During pregnancy and lactation, the demand for micronutrients increases. If an adequate supply is not ensured, this might have a negative impact on the mother and the developing child. Doyle et al(2001) clearly showed that young, pregnant and breastfeeding women have to be seen as a group at risk in...

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Print publication date
30 Aug 2012
Copyright year
2012
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-368-7
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-550-6