Effects of Micronutrients during Pregnancy and Early Infancy on Mental and Psychomotor Development

H. Verhoef, C.E. West, N. Bleichrodt, P.H. Dekker, M.P. Born

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Abstract

The questions that are addressed in this chapter concern the extent to which a shortage of iodine and iron during fetal and infant development impairs mental development and the extent to which this impairment can be redressed by increasing the intake of these micronutrients
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMicronutrient Deficiencies in the First Months of Life
EditorsF.M. Delange, K.P. Jr West
Place of PublicationBasel
Pages327-357
Number of pages370
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Publication series

NameNestlé Nutrition workshop series
PublisherKarger
Number52

Keywords

  • pregnancy
  • infants
  • maternal nutrition
  • infant nutrition
  • trace elements
  • iodine
  • iron
  • nutrient deficiencies
  • cognitive development
  • psychomotor development

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