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Adolescence, pregnancy and breastfeeding are various stages of life when a woman's or girl's nutrition needs increase. When these periods overlap, the nutrient needs compound. This means that the need for nutritious foods is greater for a pregnant teenager than it is for her adult pregnant aunt or her non-pregnant friends. This article highlights the gaps in meeting the nutrition needs of adolescent mothers and the action that needs to be taken to address these gaps. It provides useful insights for implementers of adolescent health and nutrition programs. Click here to read the article.