Maternal-fetal transfer of fluoride in pregnant women.

  title={Maternal-fetal transfer of fluoride in pregnant women.},
  author={Rixcia Caldera and J. Chavini{\'e} and Jacques Fermanian and Dani{\`e}le Tortrat and A M Laurent},
  journal={Biology of the neonate},
  volume={54 5},
Gas chromatography was used to measure the maternal and fetal plasma inorganic fluoride values at term in 91 women. They were assigned to one of four groups: group A were untreated controls; group B received a single daily dose of 1.5 mg of fluoride (as calcium fluoride) during the final trimester of pregnancy; group C was given a single dose of 1.5 mg of fluoride (as sodium fluoride) and group D was given 2 daily doses of fluoride (as sodium fluoride) totaling 1.5 mg. There was a significant… CONTINUE READING