[R-0146] S3. Child Development

Citation: Baker, R., & Greer, F. (2010). Diagnosis and prevention of iron deficiency and iron-deficiency anemia in infants and young children (0-3 years of age). Pediatrics, 126, 1040-1050. Retrieved from http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/126/5/1040.full

Abstract: This article provides information on the effects that iron-deficiency anemia and iron deficiency without anemia during infancy and childhood can have on neurodevelopment, the appropriate iron intakes for infants and toddlers, and methods of screening for iron deficiency and iron-deficiency anemia.

Integration: This resource supports course content on nutrients that regulate body functions.

Content Focus: Infant and Toddler Nutrition; Nutrition; Health, Safety, and Nutrition

Notes: Information from this article will help students provide support to families so that they can implement best practice nutrition practices.