Role of calcium during pregnancy: maternal and fetal needs.

Abstract

Although the demand for additional calcium during pregnancy is recognized, the dietary reference intake for calcium was lowered for pregnant women in 1997 to amounts recommended for nonpregnant women (1,000 mg/day), and recently (November 2010) the Institute of Medicine report upheld the 1997 recommendation. It has been frequently reported that women of… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1753-4887.2012.00491.x

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@article{Hacker2012RoleOC, title={Role of calcium during pregnancy: maternal and fetal needs.}, author={Andrea N Hacker and Ellen B. Fung and Janet C King}, journal={Nutrition reviews}, year={2012}, volume={70 7}, pages={397-409} }