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Healthy pregnancies need lots of vitamin D

Problem
ReducesEvidence
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
RCT
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

   Note: There are about 20 other health improvements which are < 1.3 times

See also

Overview Pregnancy and vitamin D
Iodine Deficiency During Pregnancy – many studies
Pregnancy helped by Magnesium in many ways
Reasons to have especially low levels of Vitamin D
Dark skin, Diabetes, Gut, (Multiple Sclerosis, Obesity, recent pregnancy, twins, concealing clothing, allergic to the sun. avoid the sun for other reasons


As a result of huge decline in vitamin D levels in past 40 years
< 7% of women now have sufficient vitamin D

Few whites, Fewer Hispanics, and No Blacks have > 40 ng of Vitamin D
 Chart PDF is on VitaminDWiki


A clinical trial in hospitals is giving 500 pregnant woman vitamin D to substantially reduce premature births
Note: have gone-beyond Random Clinical Trials, and trials are now giving good level of vitamin D to all pregnant women


See also PREGNANCY in VitaminDWiki

The articles in Pregnancy AND Intervention are here:

See also INFANT-CHILD in VitaminDWiki

See also WOMEN in VitaminDWiki

See also OTHER in VitaminDWiki

See also Cofactors in VitaminDWiki


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