Maternal serum vitamin D levels and pregnancy outcomes: from Lagos, Nigeria.

@article{Gbadegesin2017MaternalSV,
  title={Maternal serum vitamin D levels and pregnancy outcomes: from Lagos, Nigeria.},
  author={Abidoye Gbadegesin and Adekunle A Sobande and Oluwole O Adedeji and Elizabeth Aruma Disu and Oluwatosin Korede and Adedoyin Owolabi Dosunmu and Adebusola Shakunle},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  year={2017},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={25-28}
}
In an attempt to investigate the effect of vitamin D deficiency on pregnancy complications including caesarean section and foetal outcome in our population, blood samples of 461 pregnant women who attended antenatal booking clinic between 10 and 28 weeks of pregnancy were taken for vitamin D estimation and followed up. Details concerning pregnancy complications, labour and foetal outcome were obtained after delivery. They were divided into three groups according to the serum vitamin D level… CONTINUE READING