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Judith E. Brown
ISBN: 9781305628007

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Judith E. Brown
ISBN: 9781305628007
Textbook Problem

Iron and vitamin C status may be compromised in many pregnant adolescents.

__________ True _________ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Iron and vitamin C status may be compromised in many pregnant adolescents” is true or false.

Introduction: Pregnancy is time during which the growth and development of the fetus occur in the uterus of the mother. The mother provides the nutrition and energy to the growing fetus.

Explanation

The iron and vitamin C status is not compromised in many pregnant adolescents. Iron is an essential component which helps in the formation of red blood cells. Iron absorption during pregnancy increases as women enters pregnancy. It also plays an important role in muscle and brain function...

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