Preliminary study points to pregnancy complications with low vitamin D levels but randomized trials needed to prove hypothesis

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for March 29, 2013

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Low vitamin D levels linked to pregnancy complications

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Aghajafari F, et al “Association between maternal serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and pregnancy and neonatal outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies” BMJ 2013; 346: f1169

Lucas R, et al “Vitamin D sufficiency in pregnancy: Better evidence is required to establish optimal levels and need for supplementation” BMJ 2013; 346: f1675.

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