Vitamin D deficiency in the 21st century: a persistent problem among Canadian infants and mothers

Ward, Leanne M.
March 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/15/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 6, p769
Academic Journal
Examines vitamin D deficiency problem among infants and mothers in Canada. Role of vitamin D in bone development; Sources of vitamin D; Complications of mild and severe vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy; Impact of vitamin D deficiency on birth weight and length; Area in Canada were women and newborns are at risk for vitamin D deficiency.


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