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Vitamin A supplementation during pregnancy for maternal and newborn outcomes

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Vitamin A supplementation during pregnancy for maternal and newborn outcomes
Published by
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, November 2010
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd008666.pub2
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van den Broek, Nynke, Dou, Lixia, Othman, Mohammad, Neilson, James P, Gates, Simon, Gülmezoglu, A Metin


The World Health Organization recommends routine vitamin A supplementation during pregnancy or lactation in areas with endemic vitamin A deficiency (where night blindness occurs), based on the expectation that supplementation will improve maternal and newborn outcomes including mortality, morbidity and prevention of anaemia or infection.  

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Germany 2 2%
United Kingdom 2 2%
Spain 2 2%
Ireland 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
Ethiopia 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Unknown 122 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 25 19%
Researcher 24 18%
Student > Bachelor 21 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 19 14%
Student > Postgraduate 9 7%
Other 20 15%
Unknown 14 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 55 42%
Nursing and Health Professions 18 14%
Social Sciences 14 11%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 2%
Other 14 11%
Unknown 20 15%