Vitamin D supplementation and reduced risk of preeclampsia in nulliparous women.

  title={Vitamin D supplementation and reduced risk of preeclampsia in nulliparous women.},
  author={Margaretha A Haugen and Anne Lise Brantsaeter and Lill Trogstad and Jan Alexander and Christine Roth and Per Magnus and Helle Margrete Meltzer},
  volume={20 5},
BACKGROUND A recent study showed that nulliparous women who develop preeclampsia had low concentrations of vitamin D in serum sampled in midpregnancy. The aim of the present study was to estimate the association between intake of vitamin D during pregnancy and the risk of preeclampsia in 23,423 nulliparous pregnant women taking part in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study. METHODS Participating women answered questionnaires at gestational week 15 (general health questionnaire), at week… CONTINUE READING
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