ENDOCRINOLOGY IN PREGNANCY: Influence of maternal vitamin D status on obstetric outcomes and the fetal skeleton.

@article{Moon2015ENDOCRINOLOGYIP,
  title={ENDOCRINOLOGY IN PREGNANCY: Influence of maternal vitamin D status on obstetric outcomes and the fetal skeleton.},
  author={Rebecca Jane Moon and Nicholas C. W. Harvey and Cyrus Cooper},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2015},
  volume={173 2},
  pages={R69-83}
}
Vitamin D status has been increasingly associated with wide-ranging clinical outcomes. There is now a wealth of observational studies reporting on its associations with obstetric complications, including pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes and the mode and timing of delivery. The findings are inconsistent, and currently there is a lack of data from high-quality intervention studies to confirm a causal role for vitamin D in these outcomes. This is similarly true with regards to fetal development… CONTINUE READING