Malnutrition during Pregnancy and Lactation, Perinatal Nutrition Problems

  • Mamdouh Gabr
Part of the Nutrition and Food Science book series (NFS, volume 3)

Abstract

Nutritional privileges for pregnant and lactanting mothers have been recognized by most nations for hundreds of years and were verbally transmitted from generation to generation1. In Egypt, pregnant mothers are advised to eat chicken daily during the first forty days after delivery. In North China, she must eat 100 eggs during the first month of lactation. Fenugreck, which is rich in protein, is a popular food for pregnant mothers in Egypt, Abyssenia and Sudan.

Keywords

Human Milk Pregnant Mother Maternal Nutrition Breastfed Infant Maternal Nutritional Status 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mamdouh Gabr
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  1. 1.Prof. of Pediatrics, Fac. of Med.Cairo UniversityCairoEgypt

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