IRON AND VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY IN A MOTHER AND SON

Aaron Yon, Colin Michie

Abstract


The impact of maternal malnutrition on neonatal outcomes in developed countries is not always evident: we report a case of an infant whose nutritional compromise at 18 months of age resulted from significant maternal problems during the pregnancy.  The case illustrates that antenatal care in London merits attention with respect to micronutrients in order to improve neonatal and toddler health.


Keywords


Vitamin D, Iron, Zinc, Antenatal, Anaemia, Rickets

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