Vital vitamin D during pregnancy

Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy.pngMore than 8 in 10 pregnant women in India have low levels of Vitamin D putting them as well as the offspring at serious health risks. The high prevalence of this vitamin deficiency in pregnant women is a matter of public health concern. Experts recommend Vitamin D supplementation throughout pregnancy and lactation for mothers to Continue reading “Vital vitamin D during pregnancy”

Tiding over Vitamin D deficiency

 Upto 8,000 IUs of vitamin D per day is required to achieve a serum level of 40 ng/ml. But, this cannot be achieved through sun exposure  or dietary intervention alone. Supplementation becomes important to overcome deficiency and results can be seen sooner. Continue reading “Tiding over Vitamin D deficiency”