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Preterm birth has become the leading cause of infant mortality (vitamin D not mentioned) – JAMA June 2016

Preterm Birth as a Calendar Event or Immunologic Anomaly

JAMA Pediatr. 2016;170(6):525-526. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.0213.
Matthew B. Wallenstein, MD1,2; Gary M. Shaw, DrPH1,2; David K. Stevenson, MD1,2
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  • “Preterm birth is a ubiquitous yet mysterious phenomenon. Preterm birth, defined as birth prior to 37 weeks’ gestation, is now the primary worldwide cause of morbidity and mortality in the newborn period and the top cause of child mortality among those younger than 5 years, accounting for 1 million deaths every year.1 Nevertheless, it remains poorly understood.

Amazingly - no mention that vitamin D and Omega-3 both reduce preterm birth rate

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