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Maternal gestational vitamin D supplementation and offspring bone health (MAVIDOS): a multicentre, double-blind, randomised placebo-controlled trial

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Background: Maternal vitamin D status has been associated with bone mass of offspring in many, but not all, observational studies. However, maternal vitamin D repletion during pregnancy has not yet been proven to improve offspring bone mass in a randomised controlled trial. We aimed to assess whether neonates born to mothers supplemented with vitamin D during pregnancy have greater whole-body bone mineral content (BMC) at birth than those of mothers who had not received supplementation. Metho...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1016/S2213-8587(16)00044-9

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Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
5
Pages:
393-402
Publication date:
2016-05-02
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EISSN:
2213-8595
ISSN:
2213-8587
Pubs id:
pubs:609023
URN:
uri:f9167d7a-a341-42b7-86e2-860d40bcd65e
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f9167d7a-a341-42b7-86e2-860d40bcd65e
Local pid:
pubs:609023
Paper number:
5
Language:
English
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