Updated Apr 16, 2019

Can lactoferrin correct iron deficiency in pregnancy more effectively than iron supplements to prevent low birthweight, preterm birth and potentially improve neonatal survival?

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Maternal Newborn and Child Health

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BangladeshSEE LESS

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Innovation Description

Developing an iron supplement with oral bovine lactoferrin, vitamin A, and riboflavin to prevent low birthweight, preterm birth and neonatal deaths associated with maternal iron deficiency in low income settings.


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