Calcium intake during pregnancy among white and African-American pregnant women in the United States.

@article{Harville2004CalciumID,
  title={Calcium intake during pregnancy among white and African-American pregnant women in the United States.},
  author={Emily W Harville and Margaret Schramm and Margaret L. Watt-Morse and Kim Chantala and John J. B. Anderson and Irva Hertz-Picciotto},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={43-50}
}
OBJECTIVE To characterize the calcium intake in a racially mixed cohort of pregnant women, including the contribution of supplementation and antacids. METHODS A cohort of women was interviewed twice during their pregnancies. The interviews included a food frequency questionnaire and questions on calcium supplementation and antacid intake. Pregnant women seeking prenatal care at a Pittsburgh hospital in the first trimester were enrolled. 454 women were enrolled and did not miscarry; 385… CONTINUE READING