• Response to Prenatal and Postpartum Cholecalciferol Supplementation

    1 month ago - By Nutrition

    ABSTRACTBackgroundVariability in the 25-hydroxyvitamin D D) response to prenatal and postpartum vitamin D supplementation is an important consideration for establishing vitamin D deficiency prevention regimens.ObjectivesWe aimed to examine inter-individual variation in maternal and infant 25D following maternal vitamin D supplementation.MethodsIn a randomized trial of maternal vitamin D supplementation (Maternal Vitamin D for Infant Growth Trial), healthy pregnant women received a prenatal cholecalciferol dose of 0, 4200, 16800 or 28000 IU/week from 17-24 weeks' gestation followed by...
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