Growth in early life: Growth trajectory and assessment, influencing factors and impact of early nutrition

Mary S. Fewtrell, Kim Fleischer Michaelsen, Eline Beek, van der, Ruurd M. van Elburg

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The book provides an overview of physical growth during the first 1000 days - form conception to the age of two years, and factors that influence that trajectory. The book discussed growth challenges than can occur, form compromised birth such as preterm, term small-for-gestational-age and large for gestational age to growth deviations such as stunting and wasting, overweight and obesity in infancy and toddlerhood. Healthcare professionals will come away with an understanding f growth assessment, the role of early nutrition in growth and the appropriate interventions to support healthy growth.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationQueensland
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Publication series

NameEssential Knowledge Briefings

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