The European Alliance on Agricultural knowledge for Development

22 September 2018. Association between maternal aflatoxin exposure and birth outcomes in Uganda

Funding Source: Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Nutrition at Tufts University in Boston, MA, supported by USAID.

The objective of this prospective cohort study was to investigate the association between maternal aflatoxin exposure during pregnancy and adverse birth outcomes, primarily lower birth weight, in a sample of 220 mother-infant pairs in Mukono district, Uganda.