LBW

low birth weight

LHC

low head circumference

LGA

large for gestational age


NCHS

National Center for Health Statistics

NHANES I-III

National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

NLSY

National Longitudinal Survey of Youth

NMIHS

National Maternal and Infant Health Survey

NTD

neural tube defects


OBRA

Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act


PC92

1992 WIC Participant and Program Characteristics

PedNSS

Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance System

PEM

protein energy malnutrition

PKU

phenylketonuria

PNSS

Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance System

PRAMS

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System


RDA

Recommended Dietary Allowance


SGA

small for gestational age


USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture


WIC

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children



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