New research finds vitamin D may help decrease the risk of preterm birth by 50%.
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The most influential journal in pediatrics shows current recommendation for breastfeeding women is severely inadequate.
Iranian researchers show that pregnant women with multiple sclerosis benefit from taking 50,000 IU/week of vitamin D3.
The prevalence of infantile rickets is unknown due to the lack of skeletal surveys in otherwise healthy infants.
Pregnant mothers deficient in vitamin D have altered levels of key immune cells involved in allergy and asthma.
A new randomized controlled trial strengthens vitamin D’s association with improved maternal and infant health.
Dr. Cannell discusses the implications of a recent study comparing the vitamin D levels of sibling pairs, in which one has autism and the other doesn’t.
Dr. John Cannell discusses a free vitamin program for pregnant women, infants, and children that fails to give adequate amounts of vitamin D.
Association between maternal vitamin D status and risk of preterm birth similar among preterm birth subtypes
Recent research provides more evidence that low vitamin D status increases the risk for preterm birth.
A new randomized controlled trial reports, if you dose adequately, the breastfeeding mother can provide vitamin D in her breast milk by either single large monthly dose or by daily supplementation.