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The earlier the better- preconception vitamin D - June 2018

The earlier the better: preconception vitamin D and protection against pregnancy loss.

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2018 Jun 5. pii: S2213-8587(18)30178-5. doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(18)30178-5. [Epub ahead of print]
Hewison M, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, Centre for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, U. of Birmingham and Birmingham Health Partners, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK m.hewison at bham.ac.uk.

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PMID: 29884467 DOI: 10.1016/S2213-8587(18)30178-5

This is an editorial comments on
Mumford SL, Garbose RA, Kim K, et al.
Association of preconception serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations with livebirth and pregnancy loss: a prospective cohort study. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2018; online May 30. In VitaminDWiki Preconception vitamin D is great - every extra 10 ng associated with 10 percent more likely to have live birth – Aug 2018

Preconception supplementation appears to reduce problems with
Becoming pregnant
First trimester supplementation reduces problems with
Infant teeth
Healthy pregnancies need lots of vitamin D has the following summary

Vit. D
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

Fertility and Sperm category contains the following summary

135 items in Fertility or Sperm in VitaminDWiki

See also:
Overview Women and Vitamin D
Overview Pregnancy and vitamin D    Fertility and Vitamin D – several articles
Ensure a healthy pregnancy and baby - take Vitamin D before conception
IVF OR "IN VITRO FERTILIZATION" etc. in 18 VitaminDWiki titles


See also

Some related publications by M Hewison

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