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September 12, 2012

Prenatal Micronutrient and Early Pregnancy Food Supplementation in Bangladesh

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Author Affiliations: Sydney Medical School (Mr Brancatisano) and Sydney School of Public Health (Dr Dibley; michael.dibley@sydney.edu.au), Sydney, Australia.

JAMA. 2012;308(10):971. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9833

To the Editor: The Maternal and Infant Nutrition Interventions in Matlab (MINIMat) trial1 provided evidence that prenatal multiple micronutrient supplementation (MMS) combined with early pregnancy protein-energy supplementation reduced childhood mortality compared with standard of care antenatal iron (60 mg) and folic acid supplements with the food supplementation commencing mid-gestation.

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