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Nigerian Newborns Weigh Less If Their Mothers Use Biomass Fuel – A Major Health Risk

Low birth weight is the primary cause of infant morbidity and mortality in Nigeria. Bennett Raglin/WireImage Musa Kana, Federal University Lafia Babies should ideally weigh about 2,500g or more at birth. Birth weight is a vital indicator of foetal and neonatal health. If a newborn weighs less than 2,500g – because they are preterm or their growth in the womb ...

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