Researchers discovered a 1.58 increased chance of birthing an infant that is small for gestational age in pregnant women who are vitamin D deficient.
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RCT finds high dose vitamin D more effective than low dose at improving growth in very low birth weight preterm infants
A recent RCT compared the effects of 400 IU/day and 1,000 IU/day vitamin D3 supplementation on very low birth weight preterm infants.
Vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy decreases various obstetrical complications, according to meta-analysis
A Cochrane meta-analysis finds several obstetrical complications are helped by supplementing with vitamin D during pregnancy.
Recent research suggests season of birth impacts childhood growth and development as well as adult health outcomes.
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh found a significant link between mothers vitamin D status and infant birth weight.
A recent study found that pregnant mothers who had sufficient vitamin D levels at 26 weeks or less gave birth to babies with increased weights and head circumference.
A study published in the journal Pediatrics suggests that vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy could hinder infants’ brain and motor development.
Pregnancy and gestational vitamin D deficiency may explain potential complications.