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dc.contributor.authorAcharya, Ojaswi*
dc.contributor.authorZotor, Francis B.*
dc.contributor.authorChaudhary, Pushpa*
dc.contributor.authorAmuna, Paul*
dc.contributor.authorEllahi, Basma*
dc.date.accessioned2015-03-17T13:39:08Zen
dc.date.available2015-03-17T13:39:08Z
dc.date.issued2016-03-07
dc.identifier.citationAcharya, O., Zotor, F. B., Chaudhary, P., Deepak, K., Amuna, P., & Ellahi, B. (2016). Maternal nutritional status: Food intake and pregnancy weight gain in Nepal. Journal of Health Management, 18(1), 1-12. doi:10.1177/0972063415625537
dc.identifier.issn0972-0634en
dc.identifier.doi10.1177/0972063415625537
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10034/346777
dc.descriptionThis is the author's accepted version (version 2) of an article published by SAGE in Journal of Health Management, March 2016. The published version is available at http://pss.sagepub.com/lookup/doi/10.1177/0972063415625537
dc.description.abstractPoor maternal nutrition during pregnancy may predispose to intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), immunological and metabolic adaptations which manifest as low birth weight and increase the risk of adult non-communicable disease. This study examined the relationships between maternal nutritional status, food intake and pregnancy weight gain (PWG) which may account for risk of low birth weight (LBW) in Nepal.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherSAGEen
dc.relation.urlhttp://jhm.sagepub.com/en
dc.subjectmaternal nutritionen
dc.subjectpregnancy weight gainen
dc.subjectfood intakeen
dc.subjectNepalen
dc.subjectrural and urbanen
dc.titleMaternal nutritional status, food intake and pregnancy weight gain in Nepalen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.eissn0973-0729
dc.contributor.departmentAction Contre La Faim ; University of Health and Allied Sciences, Hohoe, Ghana ; Nepal Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists ; University of Greenwich ; University of Chester
dc.identifier.journalJournal of Health Management
html.description.abstractPoor maternal nutrition during pregnancy may predispose to intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), immunological and metabolic adaptations which manifest as low birth weight and increase the risk of adult non-communicable disease. This study examined the relationships between maternal nutritional status, food intake and pregnancy weight gain (PWG) which may account for risk of low birth weight (LBW) in Nepal.


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