Adolescent pregnancy and linear growth of infants: a birth cohort study in rural Ethiopia.

Workicho, Abdulhalik.

Belachew, Tefera.

Argaw, Alemayehu.

Ghosh, Shibani.

Kershaw, Meghan.

Lachat, Carl.

Kolsteren, Patrick.


  • Background: Evidences indicate that the risk of linear growth faltering is higher among children born from young mothers. Although such findings have been documented in various studies, they mainly originate from cross-sectional data and demographic and health surveys which are not designed to capture the growth trajectories of the same group of children. This study aimed to assess the association ... read more
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