Essential fats for mothers and infants (Insight Series)

07 Nov 14
Topic(s): Breastfeeding, Complementary feeding, Research
Location: Global
Language(s): English, Vietnamese
Audience: Policy makers and legislators, Program designers and implementers
Programs: Strategic use of data
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Discusses why intake of essential fats in the last trimester of pregnancy and the first 2 years after birth is critical for development of the brain and nervous system and presents strategies for improving fatty acid status.