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This guideline was coordinated by Dr Luz Maria De-Regil under the supervision of Dr Juan Pablo Peña-Rosas, with technical input from Dr João Paulo Dias de Souza, Dr Metin Gulmezoglu, Dr Jose Martines, Dr Matthews Mathai and Dr Lisa Rogers. Thanks are due to the World Health Organization (WHO) Guidelines Review Committee Secretariat staff for their support throughout the process. Thanks are also due to Mr Issa T. Matta and Mrs Chantal Streijffert Garon from the WHO Office of the Legal Counsel for their support in the management of conflicts of interest procedures. Ms Grace Rob and Mrs Paule Pillard from the Evidence and Programme Guidance Unit, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, provided logistic support.

WHO gratefully acknowledges the technical input of the members of the WHO Steering Committee for Nutrition Guidelines Development and the Nutrition Guidance Advisory Group, especially the chairs of the meetings concerning this guideline, Dr Rafael Flores-Ayala and Dr Emorn Wasantwisut. WHO is also grateful to the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group staff for their support in developing and updating the systematic reviews used to inform this guideline.