Lucas, Robyn; Xiang, Fan; Ponsonby, Anne-Louise
One year ago, the chief medical officers of the United Kingdom
recommended that “All pregnant and breastfeeding women
should take a daily supplement containing 10 μg (400 IU) of
vitamin D,” to counter the high prevalence of vitamin D
deficiency in pregnant women. This was aimed at reducing the
associated consequences of deficiency, such as rickets in
children and osteomalacia in adults.
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