Link Between Teenage Pregnancy And Child Malnutrition In India

Link Between Teenage Pregnancy And Child Malnutrition In India
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In recent research by Lancet has established that Teen pregnancy mostly puts mother’s life to danger and also severely damages the development of child growth after birth in India.

In a study published by the Lancet Child and Adolescent Health has mentioned about the child leading to underweight prevalence that is 11 % higher in children of teenage pregnancy mothers compared to the Indian adult mothers. Co-relation was established between the lack of education in the teenage mother that also leads to proper grooming up of kids.

Source: Azad India

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  • 15 Nov 2019
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