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Title Perinatal nutrition : optimizing infant health and development / edited by Jatinder Bhatia
Published New York : Marcel Dekker, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (x, 379 pages) : illustrations
Series Nutrition and disease prevention ; 2
Nutrition and disease prevention ; 2.
Contents Front cover; Foreword; Preface; Contents; Contributors; Chapter 1. Periconceptional Nutrition and Infant Outcomes; Chapter 2. Nutritional Requirements During Pregnancy and Lactation; Chapter 3. Maternal Nutrition for Normal Intrauterine Growth; Chapter 4. Placenta as a Nutritional Unit; Chapter 5. Intrauterine Growth Restriction; Chapter 6. Nutritional Infulences on Infant Development; Chapter 7. Feeding the Preterm Infant; Chapter 8. Post-Hospital-Discharge Nutrition for the Premature Infant; Chapter 9. Breast-Feeding the Term Infant; Chapter 10. Introducing Solid Foods to Infants
Chapter 11. Growth During the First Year of LifeChapter 12. Prenatal and Infant Nutrition in the Pathogenesis of Type 1 Diabetes Implications for Diagnosis and Therapy; Chapter 13. Adolescent Nutrition and Preconception During Pregnancy; Chapter 14. Artificial Hydration and Nutrition in the Neonate; Index; Back cover
Summary Perinatal Nutrition describes the role of nutrition in newborn growth and development, the reduction of health risks, and the prevention of morbidity in the neonatal period and infancy. This important reference presents valuable nutritional strategies for the care of perinatal patients from preconception through infancy and after hospital release, and analyzes in-hospital and post discharge methods to promote infant growth. The book investigates the positive effects of calcium, protein, and other micronutrients on infant development as well as the mechanisms, function, and impact of a wide ran
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Fetus -- Nutrition.
Fetus -- Physiology.
Newborn infants -- Nutrition.
Newborn infants -- Physiology.
Maternal-fetal exchange.
Infant, Newborn
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Child Development
Embryonic and Fetal Development
Maternal-Fetal Exchange
Prenatal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
MEDICAL -- Perinatology & Neonatology.
MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Pediatric & Neonatal.
Fetus -- Nutrition.
Fetus -- Physiology.
Maternal-fetal exchange.
Newborn infants -- Nutrition.
Newborn infants -- Physiology.
Genre/Form Electronic book
Form Electronic book
Author Bhatia, Jatinder, 1952-
ISBN 0203997336