Respiratory outcomes in early childhood following antenatal vitamin C and E supplementation.

@article{Greenough2010RespiratoryOI,
  title={Respiratory outcomes in early childhood following antenatal vitamin C and E supplementation.},
  author={Anne Greenough and S O Shaheen and Andrew Shennan and Paul T Seed and Lucilla Poston},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={2010},
  volume={65 11},
  pages={998-1003}
}
BACKGROUND Prenatal antioxidant supplementation might influence fetal lung growth and development and reduce infant respiratory morbidity. The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that infants of mothers at risk of pre-eclampsia who were randomised to receive high-dose vitamins C and E (1000 mg vitamin C and 400 IU RRR α-tocopherol daily) during pregnancy would have better respiratory outcomes than infants whose mothers were randomised to receive placebo. METHODS Respiratory outcomes… CONTINUE READING

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