Low Birth Weight

Small for Gestational Age, Premature (born before 37 weeks), and low birth weight babies (born weighing less than 2 500 grams) are an important public health concern, especially in developing countries.

This section covers the importance of adopting different nutrition approaches to manage low birth weight and highlights the importance of good nutrition for the health on infants and its long-term benefits. Browse through the scientific resources supplied by the Nestle Nutrition Institute Africa for use in your daily practice and/or studies.