If the expectant mother lacks useful advice, vitamins and other health care benefits, she may deliver an undernourished baby.
If these five causes are not addressed, undernutrition can hinder a child’s physical and cognitive development, causing irreversible and lifelong damages.
Children have weaker immune systems and are more frequently ill.
Poor nutrition hinders a child’s brain development, affecting school performance.
Children earn less upon reaching adulthood and contribute less to their countries’ development.
Poorly nourished women are more likely to deliver undernourished children.