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Poor Growth in the Womb Cited as Number One Cause of Stunting

The number one risk factor for stunting in children under five years old is poor growth in the womb, according to a new study.  Investigators at Harvard University's Chan School of Public Health say more emphasis should be placed on pregnant women to eliminate stunting, a major cause of economic hardship in developing countries.  The primary causes of stunting typically are thought to be environmental exposures after birth, such as malnutrition, infectious disease and...

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