Iron, folate and vitamin B12 levels in first trimester pregnancies in the Southwest region of Turkey.

@article{Karabulut2011IronFA,
  title={Iron, folate and vitamin B12 levels in first trimester pregnancies in the Southwest region of Turkey.},
  author={A. Tuğba Karabulut and Osman Şevket and Ayhan Acun},
  journal={Journal of the Turkish German Gynecological Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={153-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Iron, folate and vitamin B12 play important roles in the healthy development of the fetus in pregnancy. Preconceptional levels of these micronutrients is influenced by dietary habits. The purpose of this study was to investigate the status of iron, vitamin B12 and folate in first trimester pregnancies in the southwest region of Turkey where the Mediterranean Cuisine, rich in fresh fruit and vegetables is commonly consumed. MATERIAL AND METHODS Two hundred and one low-middle income… CONTINUE READING