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Effects and safety of preventive oral iron or iron+folic acid supplementation for women during pregnancy

  1. Juan Pablo Peña-Rosas1,*,
  2. Fernando E Viteri2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 7 OCT 2009

Assessed as up-to-date: 24 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004736.pub3


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Peña-Rosas JP, Viteri FE. Effects and safety of preventive oral iron or iron+folic acid supplementation for women during pregnancy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD004736. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004736.pub3.

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  1. 1

    World Health Organization, Reduction of Micronutrient Malnutrition Unit, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, Geneva 27, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Children's Hospital and Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, CA, USA

*Juan Pablo Peña-Rosas, Reduction of Micronutrient Malnutrition Unit, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, Geneva 27, 1211, Switzerland. penarosasj@who.int.

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  2. Published Online: 7 OCT 2009

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