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Preconception, pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum care

Antenatal care

Nutrition during pregnancy

This section includes RHL summaries of published systematic reviews on various aspects of pregnancy and childbirth, including preconception care, management of miscarriage, antenatal care, medical problems in pregnancy, disorders that might affect the unborn baby, complications arising during pregnancy, the induction of labour, and the care of the mother and newborn during and immediately after childbirth.

WHO recommendation on high-protein supplements during pregnancy

WHO recommendation on daily oral iron and folic acid supplementation

WHO recommendation on intermittent oral iron and folic acid supplementation

WHO recommendation on multiple micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy

WHO recommendation on vitamin B6 supplementation during pregnancy

WHO recommendation on energy and protein dietary supplements during pregnancy