Corpus ID: 36752217

Effect of Maternal Serum Calcium on Fetal Birth Weight

  title={Effect of Maternal Serum Calcium on Fetal Birth Weight},
  author={D. Chandrasekaran and SheelaRavinder and G Padmavathi and J. Vijayaraghavan},
  • D. Chandrasekaran, SheelaRavinder, +1 author J. Vijayaraghavan
  • Published 2015
  • Calcium is an important component of a healthy diet. It is essential for all living organisms as it signals the various cellular processes. It also helps in mineralization of bone, teeth and its maintenance throughout life. . Pregnancy causes a tremendous shift in maternal calcium metabolism as calcium becomes important for the fetal bone mineralization. This study establishes the effects of calcium on the fetal birth weight. Method: This cross sectional study was conducted among 100 antenatal… CONTINUE READING


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