Effects of maternal multiple micronutrient supplementation on fetal growth: a double-blind randomized controlled trial in rural Burkina Faso

November 2008
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Nov2008, Vol. 88 Issue 5, p1329
Academic Journal
The article presents a double-blind randomized controlled trial which investigates the effects of maternal multiple micronutrient preparation (UNIMMAP) on fetal growth. Details about the study and method used are offered, including selection of subjects, study design and intervention, and setting. Result of the study reveals that fetal growth is significantly increased by maternal UNIMMAP, suggesting further study on the possible lack of benefit and potential harm in primiparous women.


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