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New Findings! Association Between Aflatoxin Exposure in Pregnant Women and Adverse Birth Outcomes.
Newly published research investigating the relation of maternal aflatoxin exposure with adverse birth outcomes such as birth weight, birth length, anthropometric z scores, low birth weight, small-for-gestational-age, stunting, and preterm birth.
Twenty percent of infants were of low birth rate and 32% were small-for-gestational-age. Sixteen percent of infants were stunted at birth and 13% of infants were born preterm.