Alternative Dietary Practices and Nutritional Abuses in Pregnancy: Summary Report
National Academies, 1982 - Fetus - 22 pages
Abstract: A summary report of a workshop proceedings provides specific information on certain nutritional hazards during pregnancy to aid health care personnel in identifying and providing care to individuals who may be at risk during pregnancy, due to such practices. Current knowledge and recent research on 8 practices that provide real or potential risks to pregnanct women are covered: vegetarian diets; pica; caffeine (coffee) ingestion; alcohol ingestion; smoking over-the-counter drugs; and nutrient megadose toxicity. (wz).
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