Preventing Low Birthweight

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Preventing Low Birthweight
Author : Institute of Medicine
File Size : 44,6 Mb
Publisher : National Academies Press
Language : English
Release Date : 01 January 1985
ISBN : 9780309306201
Pages : 296 pages
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Preventing Low Birthweight by Institute of Medicine Book PDF Summary

Despite recent declines in infant mortality, the rates of low birthweight deliveries in the United States continue to be high. Part I of this volume defines the significance of the problems, presents current data on risk factors and etiology, and reviews recent state and national trends in the incidence of low birthweight among various groups. Part II describes the preventive approaches found most desirable and considers their costs. Research needs are discussed throughout the volume.

Preventing Low Birthweight

Despite recent declines in infant mortality, the rates of low birthweight deliveries in the United States continue to be high. Part I of this volume defines the significance of the problems, presents current data on risk factors and etiology, and reviews recent state and national trends in the incidence of

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Preventing Low Birthweight

Written for a broad audience, including program administrators, policymakers, teachers, students, and health care professionals and their patientsâ€"anyone with an interest in preventing low birthweightâ€"this summary is a condensation of the full report, Preventing Low Birthweight. It clearly and concisely covers most of the topics discussed in the

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Preventing Low Birthweight

To determine if promising opportunities exist for reducing the incidence of low birth-weight, the Institute of Medicine established an interdisciplinary committee to study the complex problems of prematurity and intrauterine growth retardation, the twin contributors to low birthweight. The committee was asked to review available measures for preventing or reducing

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Reducing Birth Defects

Each year more than 4 million children are born with birth defects. This book highlights the unprecedented opportunity to improve the lives of children and families in developing countries by preventing some birth defects and reducing the consequences of others. A number of developing countries with more comprehensive health care systems

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Preventing Low Birthweight

Written for a broad audience, including program administrators, policymakers, teachers, students, and health care professionals and their patientsâ€"anyone with an interest in preventing low birthweightâ€"this summary is a condensation of the full report, Preventing Low Birthweight. It clearly and concisely covers most of the topics discussed in the

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Low Birthweight

Presents country, regional and global estimates of low birthweight for 2000, together with a detailed description of the methodology used. Some limited data on trends are also included.

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Prenatal Care

Prenatal care programs have proven effective in improving birth outcomes and preventing low birthweight. Yet over one-fourth of all pregnant women in the United States do not begin prenatal care in the first 3 months of pregnancy, and for some groupsâ€"such as black teenagersâ€"participation in prenatal care is declining.

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Guidelines on Optimal Feeding of Low Birth Weight Infants in Low  And Middle Income Countries

The Department of Child and Adolescent Health has developed guidelines on optimal feeding of low birth weight infants in low- and middle-income countries. These guidelines include recommendations on what to feed low-birth weight infants, when to start feeding, how to feed, how often and how much to feed. The guidelines

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