Further Reading

Allen LH (2000) Anemia and iron deficiency: Effects on pregnancy outcome. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 71(supplement): 1280S-1284S.

Allen LH (2001) Pregnancy and lactation. In: Bowman BA and Russell RM (eds.) Present Knowledge in Nutrition, 8th edn, pp. 403-415. Washington, DC: ILSI Press.

Berry RJ, Li Z, Erickson JD et al. (1999) Prevention of neural-tube defects with folic acid in China. China-U.S. Collaborative Project for Neural Tube Defect Prevention. New England Journal of Medicine 341: 1485-1490.

Butte NF, Wong WW, Treuth MS, Ellis KJ, and O'Brian Smith E (2004) Energy requirements during pregnancy based on total energy expenditure and energy deposition. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 79: 1078-1087.

Institute of Medicine, six volumes on Dietary Reference Intakes. http://nap.edu

Kaiser LL and Allen LH (2002) Position of the American Dietetic Association: Nutrition and lifestyle for a healthy pregnancy outcome. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 102: 1479-1490.

Murphy MM, Scott JM, Arija V, Molloy AM, and FernandezBallart JD (2004) Maternal homocysteine before conception and throughout pregnancy predicts fetal homocysteine and birth weight. Clinical Chemistry 50: 1406-1412.

Prentice A (2000) Maternal calcium metabolism and bone mineral status. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 71: 1312S-1316S.

Scholl TO, Hediger ML, Bendich A et al. (1997) Use of multivitamin/ mineral prenatal supplements: Influence on the outcome of pregnancy. American Journal of Epidemiology 146: 134-141.

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