[Administration of a single dose of 100,000 U.I. of vitamin D3 in the pregnant woman in winter. The effect on blood calcium level of the newborn infant].

@article{Zeghoud1988AdministrationOA,
  title={[Administration of a single dose of 100,000 U.I. of vitamin D3 in the pregnant woman in winter. The effect on blood calcium level of the newborn infant].},
  author={Fatiha Zeghoud and Mich{\`e}le Garab{\'e}dian and Alain Jardel and N Baatuwie Bernard and Jp. Melchior},
  journal={Journal de gynecologie, obstetrique et biologie de la reproduction},
  year={1988},
  volume={17 8},
  pages={
          1099-105
        }
}
Serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25-(OH)D], calcium, phosphate and alkaline phosphatase activity were measured between December and July in 110 pregnant women during the last trimester of pregnancy, and in their infants on the fifth day of life. This study showed a fall, during spring, below 6 ng/ml, of the maternal 25-(OH)D concentration at the time of delivery, and a fall of the 25-(OH)D and calcium concentrations in newborns. The existence of a positive correlation between calcium and 25… CONTINUE READING