Associations of Maternal Vitamin D Deficiency with Pregnancy and Neonatal Complications in Developing Countries: A Systematic Review

@inproceedings{Pligt2018AssociationsOM,
  title={Associations of Maternal Vitamin D Deficiency with Pregnancy and Neonatal Complications in Developing Countries: A Systematic Review},
  author={Paige van der Pligt and Jane C Willcox and Ewa A Szymlek-Gay and Emily R. Murray and Anthony Worsley and Robin M Daly},
  booktitle={Nutrients},
  year={2018}
}
Pregnant women in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America are at risk of vitamin D deficiency (VDD) and prevalence throughout these regions are among the highest, globally. Maternal VDD has been associated with increased risk of a number of adverse maternal and neonatal health outcomes, yet research from developing countries is limited. We assessed the associations of maternal VDD during pregnancy with adverse health outcomes by synthesizing the literature from observational studies… CONTINUE READING

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