A recent study suggests prenatal vitamin D screening is an important preventative measure in improving maternal outcomes.
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A recent study discovered that vitamin D deficiency was highly prevalent in Nigerian newborns.
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.
GrassrootsHealth will be offering pregnant women vitamin D supplements and tests in an effort to reduce the number of preterm births in Missoula, MT.
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.
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.