Articles by Hemalatha R

1000 Plus Days: A Window Of Opportunity To Improve Health Of Newborn

Impaired nutritional status of women before conception, which is known to influence nutrition status and hence health of the infant, is not covered under the scheme of ICDS. Every 1kg increase in pre-pregnancy weight of the woman helps her future baby. Hence, programmes aimed at improving nutrition status of children will have the greatest impact if they address maternal nutrition before conception.

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