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Vitamin D During Pregnancy Reduces Pre-Eclampsia

pregnant-ladySeveral studies in different parts of the world have shown that there is a benefit to a baby when the mother takes Vitamin D in excess of the amount in prenatal vitamins.  This shows that there is a benefit to pregnant mothers in reducing the complications of pregnancy.  While the study only looked at a fairly low dose of Vitamin D, probably from cod liver oil and diet, it indicates that supplementation reduced pre-eclampsia by 25%.   Based upon Finish  studies,  I wonder how much less pre-eclampsia would be found if blood levels were raised to 50.    Continue reading Vitamin D During Pregnancy Reduces Pre-Eclampsia

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