Nutrition issues and adolescent pregnancy

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Pregnancy among adolescents—who are often poor, undereducated, and unmarried—is associated with prematurity and low birth weight infants. In spite of the many physical and psychosocial problems these young women experience, pregnant teenagers want to have healthy babies and have an immediate incentive to improve their diets. Services and programs specific to pregnant teenagers are needed. © Williams and Wilkins 1995. All Rights Reserved.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Story, M; Alton, I

Published Date

  • January 1, 1995

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 30 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 142 - 151

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1538-9839

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0029-666X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00017285-199507000-00003

Citation Source

  • Scopus