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US maternal death rate increasing (low D not mentioned) - March 2023

U.S. Maternal Mortality Hits Highest Level Since 1965 - Wall Street Journal

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  • "Some pregnancy and postpartum complications probably stem from rising obesity and declining heart health in the U.S., doctors said. Around 42% of U.S. adults are considered obese, nearly half have high blood pressure, around 11% have diabetes and 38% have prediabetes, the CDC said. "
  • "Black mothers were the most affected. The mortality rate among Black women was 2.6 times as much as the rate for white women in 2021, and 30% of maternal deaths were among Black women."
  • "The mortality rate for Hispanic mothers overtook that among white women in 2021,..."

Maternal deaths increasing since at least 2018 - especially blacks

CDC 2021

VitaminDWiki - 28 studies in both categories Pregnancy and Dark Skin

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VitaminDWiki - 4 studies in both categories Pregnancy and Mortality

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VitaminDWiki – Overview Dark Skin and Vitamin D contains

FACT - - People with dark skins have more health problems and higher mortality rate than those with light skins
FACT - - People with dark skins have low levels of vitamin D
FACT - - People with light skins who have low vitamin D have health problems
OBSERVATION - - The health problems of whites with low level of vitamin D are similar to those with dark skins
CONCLUSION - - People with dark skins have more health problems due to low levels of vitamin D
African American Health Disparities are associated with low Vitamin D - Grant Feb 2021
Low Vitamin D increases health problems - independent of skin color

Dark Skin studies: Pregnancy (28 studies),  Genetics (13 studies),  Vitamin D Binding Protein (8 studies),  Vitamin D Receptor (7 studies),  Diabetes (24 studies),   Cardiovascular (18 studies),  Mortality (12 studies), Intervention (16 studies) Click here to see the studies

VitaminDWiki - Pregnancy category contains

878 items in Pregnancy category

 - see also

VitaminDWiki -Healthy pregnancies need lots of vitamin D contains

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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19340 CDC maternal 2021.jpg admin 17 Mar, 2023 36.88 Kb 93
19339 WSJ Maternal deaths.pdf admin 17 Mar, 2023 214.46 Kb 87