Large study in Botswana finds daily micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy reduces complications at birth: Results suggest iron plus folic acid and vitamins is better at reducing adverse birth outcomes compared to iron or folic acid alone

A six-year study of nearly 100,000 women in Botswana has provided new evidence that relatively inexpensive daily diet supplementation of iron, folic acid and vitamin supplementation in pregnancy can reduce complications at birth.

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