Calcium supplementation during pregnancy for preventing hypertensive disorders and related problems.

@article{Atallah2000CalciumSD,
  title={Calcium supplementation during pregnancy for preventing hypertensive disorders and related problems.},
  author={Alvaro Naglb Atallah and George Justus Hofmeyr and L Duley},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2000},
  volume={6},
  pages={CD001059}
}
BACKGROUND Calcium supplementation may prevent high blood pressure through a number of mechanisms and may help to prevent preterm labour. OBJECTIVES The objective of this review was to assess the effects of calcium supplementation during pregnancy on hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and related maternal and child adverse outcomes. SEARCH STRATEGY We searched the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group trials register (October 2001) and the Cochrane Controlled Trials Register (Issue 3… CONTINUE READING
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