About the Authors
- Nadine Seward, David Osrin, Anthony Costello, Anni-Maria Pulkki-Brännström, Tanja A. J. Houweling, Joanna Morrison, Audrey Prost
- UCL, Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, United Kingdom
- Leah Li
- UCL, Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, United Kingdom
- Nirmala Nair, Prasanta Tripathy
- Ekjut, Chakradharpur, Jharkhand, India
- Kishwar Azad
- Perinatal Care Project (PCP), Bangladesh
- Dharma Manandhar
- Mother and Infant Research Activities (MIRA), Nepal
David Osrin is on the Editorial Board of PLoS Medicine. All other authors declare no competing interests.
Conceived and designed the experiments: NS AP AC. Analyzed the data: NS. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: NS AP. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: NS DO LL AP-B TH JM NN PT KA DM AC AP. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: NS DO LL AP-B TH JM NN PT KA DM AC AP. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: NS DO LL AP-B TH JM NN PT KA DM AC AP. Advised on data analysis strategies: LL AP-B TH. Coordinated development of the paper: NS AC AP.