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

Williams, A. F.
September 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Sep2007, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p740
Academic Journal
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.


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