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Nutritional Education for Low Birthweight CONTEXT AND STATEMENT OF ...

.... for prenatal nutritional education programs aimed at increasing the birthweight in Nigerian .... a central assumption of this study is that low birth-weight and the ....

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Low Birth Weight & Infant Mortality

Low Birth Weight & Infant Mortality. Low birth weight (less than 2500 grams) is the greatest risk associated with infant mortality and morbidity. ....

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US Low Birth Weight Deliveries

US Low Birth Weight Deliveries. Statement of the Problem In 1989, the United States among the developed countries with respect to ....

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Nutritional Program to Elevate Birthweight CONTEXT AND STATEMENT ...

.... for prenatal nutritional education programs aimed at increasing the birthweight in Nigerian .... a central assumption of this study is that low birth-weight and the ....

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Smoking and Pregnancy

.... in the case of the mother and fetus, and the newborn child), “smoking during pregnancy has been blamed for birth defects, low birth-weight (which threatens ....

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Risk Factors of Pregnant Saudi Arabian Women

.... study, Saudi females who were either teenagers or over the age of 35 were found to be significantly more susceptible to low birth-weight complications than ....

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Prenatal Care and Nutrition

.... of the sample whose nutritional status can be considered to be poor; it is this percentage that can be said to be at-risk for low birth-weight infants and ....

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Biological Correlates of Crime

.... low IQ. Maternal smoking during pregnancy is linked to conduct disorders, low birth weight, ADHD, and low IQ, also. Health factors ....

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Smoking Infants

.... among pregnant women is extremely important because of the serious consequences of smoking during pregnancy, including low birth weight, growth retardation ....

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Infant mortality in the United States

.... birthdays, 1991, p. 33). It may be noted that the primary cause for death in infancy is a low birth weight. Cowley (1991) has stated ....

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Dangers & Risks of Smoking

.... serious health concern. Smoking during pregnancy is a risk factor for low birth weight and infant mortality. Maternal smoking has ....

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Rate of Infant Mortality Hamilton (1991, 146) d

.... Low Birth Weight The World Health Organization (Hamilton, 1991, p. 148) reports that .... p. 106) reports that infant mortality and low birthweight comprise the ....

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Drug Abuse & Pregnancy

.... the fetus. One of the biggest effects on the fetus of mothers using illegal drugs during pregnancy is low birth weight. It is one ....

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Nutritional Education Program for Nigeria CONTEXT AND STATEMENT OF ...

.... for prenatal nutritional education programs aimed at increasing the birthweight in Nigerian .... a central assumption of this study is that low birth-weight and the ....

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Societal Problems of Teenage Sex

.... Low birth weight is a major cause of death among infants, and it also contributes to serious long-term medical conditions for survivors, including mental ....

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Causes of Birth Defects

.... Constant exposure to cigarette smoke decreases the amount of oxygen crossing the placenta and can lead to low birth weight and premature babies. ....

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Effects of Smoking During Pregnancy

.... be a significant risk factor for low birth weight infants, a .... multiple adverse outcomes, including maternal bleeding, low infant birthweight, infant death ....

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Birth Defects

.... Constant exposure to cigarette smoke decreases the amount of oxygen crossing the placenta and can lead to low birth weight and premature babies. ....

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Visual Impairment in Children

.... difficult. Callanan, Doyle, Rickards, Kelly, Ford, and Davis (2001) investigated effects of low birthweight children. Those with ....

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DELAYED CHILDBIRTH

.... Outcome measures included: late fetal and early neonatal death rates; rates of very low birth weight and moderately low birth weight; moderately preterm and ....

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Anemia: Different Classifications

.... In people with coronary artery disease, this can lead to angina. Pregnant women with IDA often give birth prematurely to low birth weight babies. ....

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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

.... million. About 78% of this economic burden is associated with care of FAS cases with mental retardation and low birth weight. Hatfield ....

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Early Childhood Interventions for Children with Cerebral Palsy

.... Cerebral palsy is also linked to low birth weight (low birth weight babies are 100 times more at risk to develop cerebral palsy). ....

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Teenage Smoking Health Risk

.... other uses of nicotine have been positively associated with cardiovascular disease, heart attacks, emphysema, premature births and low birthweight, and bladder ....

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Factors Contributing to Delayed Childbirth

.... Outcome measures included: late fetal and early neonatal death rates; rates of very low birth weight and moderately low birth weight; moderately preterm and ....

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Adolescent Pregnancy

.... Brown (1985) reports that these consequences include complications of pregnancy (eg anemia, prolonged labor, toxemia); low birth-weight infants; high infant ....

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WIC (Women, Infants & Children) Program

.... The program has been proven to: increase the number of women receiving prenatal care, reduce the incidence of low birth weight and fetal mortality, reduce ....

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Nutritional Balanced Diet for Pregnant Women

.... Smoking during pregnancy usually results in low birth weight babies, and it has other deleterious effects which will also be discussed. ....

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Perinatal Nutrition Program Effects

.... Any or all of the listed factors can result in infant mortality and the delivery of low birth-weight infants (Eschleman, 1991). ....

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Teenage Pregnancy

.... immaturity. Teenagers are less likely to have adequate prenatal care and as a result are more likely to have low birth weight babies. Often ....

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