Mother’s vitamin D level linked to birth weight

27.12.2012                      14.Tewet. 5773

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Mother’s vitamin D level linked to birth weight

Study finds mothers with vitamin D deficiency have babies with lower birth weight.

Mothers’ vitamin D levels at a gestation of 26 weeks or less were positively related to birth weight and head circumference, and, in the first trimester were negatively associated with risk of a baby being born small for gestational age, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM)….