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The Nutrient That Could Save One Million Lives (vitamin D) - Nov 2015

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Researchers Determine Vitamin D Level Necessary to Help Reduce Preterm Births by 50%!

  • According to the 2015 Save the Children report* on the health of mothers around the world, the U.S. ranks worst among developed countries.
  • Shockingly, pregnant American women face a one in 1,800 risk of dying from pregnancy-related complications
    — a 10 times higher risk than that of women in Poland and Austria, for example.
  • Researchers Call for Vitamin D Testing As Part of Standard of Care for Pregnant Women
    Note: VitaminDWiki wants the standard of care to be Vitamin D SUPPLEMENTATION

 *Download Save the Children report from VitaminDWiki Vitamin D is NOT mentioned, even once

See also VitaminDWiki

Overview Pregnancy and vitamin D has the following summary

IU Cumulative Benefit Blood level CofactorsCalcium $*/month
200 Better bones for mom
with 600 mg of Calcium
6 ng/ml increase Not needed No effect $0.10
400 Less Rickets (but not zero with 400 IU)
3X less adolescent Schizophrenia
Fewer child seizures
20-30 ng/ml Not needed No effect $0.20
2000 2X More likely to get pregnant naturally/IVF
2X Fewer dental problems with pregnancy
8X less diabetes
4X fewer C-sections (>37 ng)
4X less preeclampsia (40 ng vs 10 ng)
5X less child asthma
2X fewer language problems age 5
42 ng/ml Desirable < 750 mg $1
4000 2X fewer pregnancy complications
2X fewer pre-term births
49 ng/ml Should have
< 750 mg $3
6000 Probable: larger benefits for above items
Just enough D for breastfed infant
More maternal and infant weight
Should have
< 750 mg $4

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

The articles in Pregnancy AND INTERVENTION (give vitamin D and see what happens):

Infant-Child Intervention trials using Vitamin D:

Recent increase in chronic childhood disease has the following chart

Attached files

ID Name Comment Uploaded Size Downloads
6201 Save The Children.PDF PDF 2015 admin 30 Nov, 2015 16:53 4.50 Mb 590
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