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The Biology of the First 1,000 Days

This book, which is free to download at the link below, examines the first 1,000 days and the impact of exposure to malnutrition, environmental enteropathies, and hormonal and other environmental stressors on long-term health outcomes. In the chapter “Requirements and Recommendations for Mineral Intakes During Pregnancy,” the author specifically discusses iron deficiency and anemia during pregnancy. The book also details interventions across disciplines for addressing poor conditions during this critical life stage.

Crystal D. Karakochuk, et al. March, 2018.