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Dietary Assessment in Pregnant Women and Children:

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National Children's Study Dietary Assessment Workshop

Dietary Assessment in a Prospective Epidemiologic Study of Pregnant Women and Their Offspring
September 21–22, 2004
Hilton Silver Spring, Silver Spring, MD
Meeting Report (PDF)

The National Children's Study dietary assessment workshop was an opportunity for experts in dietary assessment methodology to gather and discuss:

  • The current state of knowledge about methodologies used to assess dietary intake during pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood, and adolescence;
  • The validity, feasibility, strengths, and limitations associated with measurement methods during each of these time periods; and
  • Priorities and recommendations for NCS instruments to ensure that they capture information at specific ages and are used throughout the span of the NCS.

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28 Apr 2006
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