Study: Low vitamin D raises risk of pregnancy complications

03/29/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Low levels of vitamin D among pregnant women were associated with greater chances of gestational diabetes, preeclampsia and delivering infants small for gestational age, University of Calgary researchers reported in an online report in BMJ. The meta-analysis included cohort studies and case-controlled research, and it found vitamin D deficiency was not linked to an elevated risk of cesarean section.

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