Vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy: bringing the issues to light.

@article{McCullough2007VitaminDD,
  title={Vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy: bringing the issues to light.},
  author={Marjorie L McCullough},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={137 2},
  pages={305-6}
}
In this issue of The Journal of Nutrition, Bodnar et al. (1) provide compelling evidence that 1) pregnant women and their neonates living in the northern U.S. are at risk of vitamin D deficiency, 2) this problem is worse for blacks than whites, 3) seasonal variation contributes little to vitamin D status among black women and their neonates, and 4) current formulations of prenatal vitamin supplements may be inadequate to achieve desired serum 25 hydroxy vitamin D [25(OH) D] (storage form of… CONTINUE READING
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