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No link between vitamin D in pregnancy and bone health in children

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1926 (Published 26 March 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1926

Pregnant women probably shouldn’t take vitamin D supplements just to improve the bone health of their children, say researchers. They found no association between mothers’ serum concentrations of vitamin D during pregnancy and their children’s bone mineral content at an average …

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