DHA supplements may reduce very premature births, researchers say

03/12/2013 | Reuters

Pregnant women who took docosahexaenoic acid supplements three times a day until birth were less likely to give birth very prematurely than the placebo group, U.S. researchers said. Babies of DHA-supplemented mothers were a little larger and heavier, and were born about three days later compared with babies in the placebo group, according to the study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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