Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology

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Year
: 1996  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 8--10

Iron nutrition in infancy


William C MacLean 
 Pediatric Nutrition Research and Development, Ross Products Division, Abbott Laboratories, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Correspondence Address:
William C MacLean
Vice President Pediatric Nutrition Research & Development, Ross Products Division, Abbott Laboratories, Columbus, Ohio
USA

Iron deficiency and anemia remain significant health problems worldwide. These may he associated with developmental delay and poor mental development. A source of exogenous iron, is therefore, advisable after four to five months of age for breast-fed babies. Artificially­fed infants should be given iron-fortified formula from birth.


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MacLean WC. Iron nutrition in infancy.Saudi J Gastroenterol 1996;2:8-10


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