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Low maternal vitamin D status and fetal bone development: cohort study.

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Recent findings suggest that maternal vitamin D insufficiency during pregnancy has consequences for the offspring's bone health in later life. To investigate whether maternal vitamin D insufficiency affects fetal femur growth in ways similar to those seen in childhood rickets and study the timing during gestation of any effect of maternal vitamin D status, we studied 424 pregnant women within a prospective longitudinal study of maternal nutrition and lifestyle before and during pregnancy (Sou...

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10.1359/jbmr.090701

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Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research More from this journal
Volume:
25
Issue:
1
Pages:
14-19
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
1523-4681
ISSN:
0884-0431
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English
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126229
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2012-12-19

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