Researchers found that babies of mothers who had adequate vitamin D levels score higher in tests for brain development than babies of those who had lower levels of the vitamin during pregnancy. The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, involved more than 1,800 mothers who were evaluated for vitamin D levels during the second trimester (between the 4th to 6th months) of their pregnancy. Their babies were then tested for mental development and movement skills at 14 months of age, using standardized tests that lasted for about an hour. The investigators observed that babies of mothers who had optimum vitamin […]Continue reading Vitamin D Levels in Pregnancy and Baby’s Brain Development
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