Relationship between maize and groundnut consumption and aflatoxin levels in Nepalese pregnant women eating rice-dominated diet
This poster shows data supporting the relationship between maize and groundnut consumption and aflatoxin levels in Nepalese women eating a rice-dominated diet.
Reported food restrictions in pregnancy and lactation are associated with ethnicity, educatio, and wealth among pregnant women in Banke district
This poster draws on data from a longitudinal birth cohort study conducted in Banke, and addresses food restrictions based on household data. Presented at the 5th Annual Scientific Symposium in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Anemia through pregnancy is highly correlated with poor birth outcomes, especially low birth weight (LBW). The Nepal DHS 2011 reports prevalence of anemia in pregnant women at 48%.
Rates of weight gain in pregnancy are associated with infant weight for age, length for age and weight for length and are predictive of postnatal growth at 6 months of age. The study examines factors linked with low mid upper arm circumference (MUAC) in pregnant women in Banke Nepal.