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Chemicals causing fertility / pregnancy problems

In alcohol, chemicals, chemicals and fertility, chemicals and pregnancy, Fertility, pregnancy, smoking on February 24, 2009 at 11:53 am
FERTILITY / PREGNANCY

 

Cesarean Section linked to Vitamin D deficiency

In birth, cesarean section, pregnancy, vitamin D, vitamin D deficiency on December 27, 2008 at 11:15 am

 

Public Release: 23-Dec-2008
 Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Vitamin D deficiency associated with greater rates of Cesarean sections
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center found that pregnant women who are vitamin D deficient are also at an increased risk for delivering a baby by Cesarean section as compared to pregnant women who are not vitamin D deficient. These findings currently appear online in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
 US Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Maternal Child Health, US Department of Agriculture

Contact: Allison Rubin
allison.rubin@bmc.org
617-638-8491
Boston University

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