Malnutrion in Nepal (38/339)

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28 year old Asha Devi with her 11 month daughter, Sharda in their house in Saptari, Nepal. <br />
Asha Devi got married when she was 14. She got pregnant after 6 months of her marriage. Her first child survived for 6 days, she woke up next to a dead baby. She was pregnant two months later. Asha Devi's 2nd daughter survived for 9 months and later died due to prolonged fever. 3 months after her daughter died, Asha was pregnant again and within w months, she had spontaneous abortion. She was pregnant with Radha Kumari mandal who was acutely malnourished. Radha was admitted when she was 36 months old on October, 20th 2013. MUAC - 110 mm, Weight - 7 kg, Height - 75 cm. Radha was discharged on Dec 6, 2013 - her MUAC at the time of discharge was 128mm, Weight 8.8kg and height- 75.5 cm. She consumed 100 sachets of RUTF and gained 5gm/day while on the programme. <br />
Rukmini, her second daughter was born a year after Radha was born. Rukmini was severely malnourished too. She was admitted on Feb 16th, 2014. Her MUAC was 119mm, weight - 11 kg, and height - 96 cm. Her third daughter Sharda is severely malnourished. Sharda is under RUTF.  <br />
Asha Devi is pregnant for the 7th time and is 6 months pregnant.
28 year old Asha Devi with her 11 month daughter, Sharda in their house in Saptari, Nepal.
Asha Devi got married when she was 14. She got pregnant after 6 months of her marriage. Her first child survived for 6 days, she woke up next to a dead baby. She was pregnant two months later. Asha Devi's 2nd daughter survived for 9 months and later died due to prolonged fever. 3 months after her daughter died, Asha was pregnant again and within w months, she had spontaneous abortion. She was...
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