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.
DHA supplements may reduce very premature births, researchers say
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