TITLE

Vitamin D in pregnancy: an old problem still to be solved?

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, A. F.
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Sep2007, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p740
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the article "High prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in newborn infants of high-risk mothers." He cited the high incidence of hypovitaminosis D among the infants born in Rotterdam in the Netherlands and stresses that the disease usually occurs to infants born from dark-skinned mothers, while less to those born from white mothers. He elaborated some cases related to the disease in various countries and discusses how the risk of vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy be reduced.
ACCESSION #
26522948

 

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