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Is there any relation between child nutrition and head growth?

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Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
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In brief: Yes

Extreme malnutrition is the most common cause of growth retardation worldwide.
When a child becomes malnourished, specially within the first 2 years of life, the first thing to go is weight gain, followed by length and ultimately head circumference. Incredible how your brain will be protected until the end!

In brief: Yes

Extreme malnutrition is the most common cause of growth retardation worldwide.
When a child becomes malnourished, specially within the first 2 years of life, the first thing to go is weight gain, followed by length and ultimately head circumference. Incredible how your brain will be protected until the end!
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