A recent study suggests prenatal vitamin D screening is an important preventative measure in improving maternal outcomes.
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A recent study found that vitamin D levels of at least 40 ng/ml are associated with a 60% reduced risk of preterm birth.
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.
Carole Baggerly discusses the Protect our Children Now project, a 2 year program focused on helping pregnant women achieve healthy vitamin D levels.
New research finds vitamin D may help decrease the risk of preterm birth by 50%.
A new randomized controlled trial strengthens vitamin D’s association with improved maternal and infant health.
A recent study found that a standardized nutrition protocol was effective at raising vitamin D levels in preterm infants.
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.
Preterm infants with higher vitamin D status may be less likely to develop respiratory distress syndrome
New research finds that vitamin D deficiency, common in preterm infants, may affect respiratory outcomes.
Tom Weishaar examines the design and results of a recent study which looked at how ultraviolet exposure relates to racial health disparities in preterm birth.