Nutr Rev 2021 Apr 13. Epub 2021 Apr 13.
E.C. Keats, N. Akseer, P. Thurairajah, and Z.A. Bhutta are with the Centre for Global Child Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. S. Cousens is with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom. Z.A. Bhutta is with the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. Z.A. Bhutta is with the Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan. H. Ali is with the JiVitA Maternal and Child Nutrition and Health Research Project, Gaibandha, Bangladesh. S. El Arifeen is with the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh. U. Ashorn is with the Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology, Tampere University, Tampere, Finland. J. Belizan is with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA. R.E. Black, P. Christian, A.B. Labrique, K. West, and L.S-F. Wu are with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. L.M. De-Regil is with Nutrition International, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. K. Dewey is with the University of California, Davis, Davis, California, USA. M.J. Dibley is with The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. W. Fawzi and C.R. Sudfeld are with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. H. Friis and P. Kaestel are with the University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. E. Gomo is with the University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe. L. Huybregts is with the International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA. R. Jayatissa is with the Medical Research Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. S.K. Khatry is with the Nepal Nutrition Intervention Project-Sarlahi, Kathmandu, Nepal. P.W. Kolsteren is with Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium. M. McCauley is with the Centre for Maternal and Newborn Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom. B.M. Oaks is with the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, USA. E. Piwoz is with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, Washington, USA. S. Shaikh is with the Society for Applied Studies, New Delhi, India. D.D. Soekarjo is with the Savica Consultancy, Jakarta, Indonesia. W. Urassa is with the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. N. Zagre is with the UNICEF Regional Office for West and Central Africa, Dakar, Senegal. L. Zeng and Z. Zhu are with the School of Public Health, Xi'an Jiaotong University Health Science Centre, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China.
Context: Approximately 7.3 million births occur annually among adolescents in low- and middle-income countries. Pregnant adolescents constitute a nutritionally vulnerable group that could benefit from intervention to mitigate the mortality and adverse birth outcomes associated with adolescent pregnancy. Read More