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Effect of Mother's Dietary Intake on Birth Weight of Newborn


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1 FG&OP Division, Central Institute of Post Harvest Engg. & Tech., PAUCampus, Ludhiana - 141 004 (Pb)., India
2 Department of PSM, IMS, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005 (UP), India
3 Department of Home Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005 (UP), India
     

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As pregnancy imposes a great strain it is essential as well as important that mother leads healthy life throughout child bearing stage. One of the major factors that promotes the health and well being of the mother is wholesome and nourishing diet. WHO signified that a women's normal nutritional requirements increase during pregnancy to meet the needs of the growing foetus and of the maternal tissues associated with pregnancy.
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D. Mridula
FG&OP Division, Central Institute of Post Harvest Engg. & Tech., PAUCampus, Ludhiana - 141 004 (Pb)., India
C. P. Mishra
Department of PSM, IMS, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005 (UP), India
Archana Chakraverty
Department of Home Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005 (UP), India

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As pregnancy imposes a great strain it is essential as well as important that mother leads healthy life throughout child bearing stage. One of the major factors that promotes the health and well being of the mother is wholesome and nourishing diet. WHO signified that a women's normal nutritional requirements increase during pregnancy to meet the needs of the growing foetus and of the maternal tissues associated with pregnancy.