Longitudinal study of the effect of pregnancy on maternal and fetal cobalamin status in healthy women and their offspring.

@article{Murphy2007LongitudinalSO,
  title={Longitudinal study of the effect of pregnancy on maternal and fetal cobalamin status in healthy women and their offspring.},
  author={Michelle M. Murphy and Anne M. Molloy and Per Magne Ueland and Joan D. Fernandez-Ballart and J Schneede and Victoria Arija and John M. Scott},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={137 8},
  pages={1863-7}
}
Compromised cobalamin status during pregnancy may put both mother and child at risk of deficiency during lactation and subsequent development. We investigated whether changes in cobalamin status during pregnancy are associated with impaired status in the mother and the cord. Plasma cobalamin, methylmalonic acid (MMA), and holotranscobalamin (holoTC) concentrations were determined in 92 women at preconception, 8, 20, and 32 wk of pregnancy, at labor, and in the cord. All variables [geometric… CONTINUE READING

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