Dietary intake of B-vitamins in mothers born a child with a congenital heart defect

@article{VerkleijHagoort2006DietaryIO,
  title={Dietary intake of B-vitamins in mothers born a child with a congenital heart defect},
  author={A. Verkleij-Hagoort and J. D. Vries and N. Ursem and R. Jonge and W. C. Hop and R. Steegers-Theunissen},
  journal={European Journal of Nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={45},
  pages={478-486}
}
  • A. Verkleij-Hagoort, J. D. Vries, +3 authors R. Steegers-Theunissen
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Nutrition
  • BackgroundPericonceptional use of multivitamins reduces the risk of a child with a congenital heart defect (CHD). Data on the impact of maternal diet, however, are lacking.Aim of the studyWe investigated the association between the maternal dietary intake of B-vitamins and having a child with a CHD.MethodsA case-control study was performed in 192 mothers of a child with a CHD and 216 mothers of a healthy child. Mothers filled out food frequency questionnaires covering the current dietary intake… CONTINUE READING
    Maternal nutrition and birth outcomes.
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