Low Maternal Vitamin D Status during the Second Trimester of Pregnancy: A Cross-Sectional Study in Wuxi, China

@inproceedings{Xiao2015LowMV,
  title={Low Maternal Vitamin D Status during the Second Trimester of Pregnancy: A Cross-Sectional Study in Wuxi, China},
  author={Jian-ping Xiao and Jia Zang and Jing-jing Pei and Fei Xu and Yan Zhu and Xiang-Peng Liao},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Vitamin D deficiency is common in pregnant women, but an optimal serum vitamin D level during pregnancy has not been determined and remains an area of active research. Vitamin D data from large populations of pregnant Chinese women are still limited. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the vitamin D status of women in Eastern China during the second trimester of pregnancy. METHODS A hospital-based, cross-sectional, observational study. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] concentration was… CONTINUE READING
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