alexa Effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on toxaemia of pregnancy.
Nutrition

Nutrition

Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Author(s): Marya RK, Rathee S, Manrow M

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Abstract To study the effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on the incidence of toxaemia of pregnancy, 200 randomly selected pregnant women (supplemented group), were put on calcium (375 mg/day) and vitamin D (1,200 IU/day) supplements at 20-24 weeks of pregnancy onwards. Another 200 pregnant women constituted the non-supplemented group. At 32 and 36 weeks of pregnancy the systolic and diastolic blood pressure of non-toxemic women was significantly lower in the supplemented group than in the non-supplemented group. However, the incidence of toxaemia in the supplemented group (6\%) was not significantly different from that in the non-supplemented group (9\%).
This article was published in Gynecol Obstet Invest and referenced in Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

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