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Evaluation of the implementation of the nutritional supplementation programmes for pregnant women within the Cape Town Metropolitan Area
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Introduction: The primary objective was to determine whether pregnant women visiting primary health care clinics (PHCs) were aware of the nutritional supplementation programmes: Nutrition Supplementation ...
The nutritional status of pregnant women in relation to alcohol consumption during pregnancy, and pregnancy outcome
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2004-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Introduction: Heavy alcohol consumption during pregnancy is teratogenic.49-51 A woman’s nutritional requirements increase during pregnancy.4 The dangers of heavy drinking in the presence of malnutrition ...
An investigation into utilising gestational body mass index as a screening tool for adverse birth outcomes and maternal morbidities in a group of pregnant women in Khayelitsha
(Medpharm Publications, 2013)
Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the ability of the gestational body mass index (BMI) method to screen for adverse birth outcomes and maternal morbidities. Design: This was a substudy of a randomised ...
Nutritional status of pregnant women (under 20 years of age) with special emphasis on iron and folic acid status
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Pregnancy and growth have been found to have a detrimental effect on the micronutrient status of adolescent girls. Dietary studies in adolescents have shown serious shortfalls in their dietary iron and ...
An investigation into the most appropriate prediction method for birth outcomes and maternal morbidity, and the influence of socioeconomic status in a group of preganant women in Khayelitsha, South Africa
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Introduction : The health status of women in peri-urban areas has been influence by the South African political transition. Despite some progress, maternal and child mortality rates are still unacceptably ...
Compliance with the consumption of iron and folate supplements by pregnant women in Mafikeng local municipality, North West province, South Africa
(Makerere University, Faculty of Medicine, 2017-11)
Compliance with the consumption of iron and folate supplements by pregnant women in Mafikeng local municipality, North West province, South Africa Xikombiso Mbhenyane, Matodzi Cherane Abstract Background: Anaemia ...