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Fat-soluble vitamins critical for conception, pregnancy and breast feeding (pigs) – Sept 2019

Critical times for fat-soluble vitamin intake for today's swine National Hog Farmer

  • “The 2012 NRC Nutrient Requirements of Swine has the most recent requirements for fat-soluble vitamins. Requirements for vitamin A and vitamin E were not increased from the 1998 NRC publication, but the vitamin D requirement was increased four-fold from 200 to 800 I.U. per kg diet.

Thus Pigs eating 1 kilogram of food per day should get at least 800 IU of vitamin D

Pregnancy category starts with

860 items in Pregnancy category

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Healthy pregnancies need lots of vitamin D has the following summary

0. Chance of not conceiving3.4 times Observe
1. Miscarriage 2.5 times Observe
2. Pre-eclampsia 3.6 timesRCT
3. Gestational Diabetes 3 times RCT
4. Good 2nd trimester sleep quality 3.5 times Observe
5. Premature birth 2 times RCT
6. C-section - unplanned 1.6 timesObserve
     Stillbirth - OMEGA-3 4 timesRCT - Omega-3
7. Depression AFTER pregnancy 1.4 times RCT
8. Small for Gestational Age 1.6 times meta-analysis
9. Infant height, weight, head size
     within normal limits
10. Childhood Wheezing 1.3 times RCT
11. Additional child is Autistic 4 times Intervention
12.Young adult Multiple Sclerosis 1.9 timesObserve
13. Preeclampsia in young adult 3.5 timesRCT
14. Good motor skills @ age 31.4 times Observe
15. Childhood Mite allergy 5 times RCT
16. Childhood Respiratory Tract visits 2.5 times RCT

RCT = Randomized Controlled Trial

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