Pregnancy & Vitamin D Levels

Research Paper Title Association between Maternal Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D Level and Pregnancy and Neonatal Outcomes: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Observational Studies. Study Question What is the association between maternal levels of serum 25-hydroxyvitaminD (25-OHD; the best measure of vitamin D status in humans) and pregnancy and neonatal outcomes. Summary Answer Vitamin D insufficiency is… Read More

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Low Birth Weight, Iron Deficiency & Behavioural Problems

Research: Babies of low birth weight are prone to both iron deficiency and behavioural problems later on. A study of early iron supplementation given to babies born under 2.5 kg found no effect on later cognitive function at 3.5 years of age, but there was a significant reduction in the prevalence of behavioural problems at… Read More