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Importance of vitamin d in pregnancy and lactation

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Importance of vitamin d in pregnancy and lactation

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Importance of vitamin d in pregnancy and lactation

  1. 1. Importance of Vitamin D In Pregnancy & Lactation
  2. 2. <ul><li>A High Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency Is Now Recognized in PREGNANT WOMEN </li></ul>2002;76:187-192.
  3. 3. <ul><li>Vitamin D deficiency is now recognized as a PANDEMIC </li></ul>2008 Apr;87(4):1080S-6S.
  4. 4. <ul><li>Vitamin D Deficiencies have been prevalent even in studies where over 90% of the women took prenatal vitamins </li></ul>2007;137:447-452.
  5. 5. <ul><li>High Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency Was Found in Nursing Mothers and Their Infants Predominantly in the Upper Socioeconomic Class </li></ul>1998, vol. 77, n o 10, pp. 970-973 In Pakistan
  6. 6. <ul><li>Vitamin D Deficiency Affects FETAL GROWTH Through an Effect on Maternal Calcium Homeostasis. </li></ul>1996 Jul 5;45(1-2):27-33.
  7. 7. <ul><li>Maternal Vitamin D Insufficiency Is Common During Pregnancy and Is Associated With </li></ul><ul><li>REDUCED BONE-MINERAL ACCRUAL </li></ul><ul><li>in the Offspring During Childhood </li></ul>2006;367:36-43.
  8. 8. <ul><li>Evidence Is Accumulating That Even </li></ul><ul><li>Less Severe Vitamin D Deficiencies in Utero May Affect </li></ul><ul><li>IMMUNE FUNCTION & </li></ul><ul><li>BONE DEVELOPMENT From Birth Through Adulthood </li></ul><ul><li>2006;174:1287-1290. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Low Maternal 25-(OH)D in Late Pregnancy Is Associated With Reduced INTRAUTERINE LONG BONE GROWTH and Slightly SHORTER GESTATION </li></ul>2006 Mar;91(3):906-12.
  10. 10. <ul><li>LOW BIRTH WEIGHT </li></ul><ul><li>Has Been Associated With Low Maternal Vitamin D Levels </li></ul>2006;174:1273-1277
  11. 11. <ul><li>The Rising Prevalence of ASTHMA (In Children), May Also Be a Sequela of Low Levels of Vitamin D in Pregnant Women </li></ul>2008;62:68-77.
  12. 12. <ul><li>MATERNAL VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY During Pregnancy and During the Period of Breastfeeding Contributes to the Development of RICKETS IN INFANCY </li></ul>2005;147:109–111
  13. 13. <ul><li>Maternal vitamin D deficiency may be an independent risk factor for </li></ul><ul><li>PRE-ECLAMPSIA </li></ul><ul><li>With increasing vitamin D levels, the risk for pre-eclampsia was significantly reduced </li></ul>2007 Sep;92(9):3517-22.
  14. 14. <ul><li>Vitamin D Supplementation of the Breast-feeding Mother at Risk and Her Infant Is Recommended </li></ul>1997 Jan-Feb;17(1):10-4.
  15. 15. <ul><li>The Administration of a Single Low Dose of Vitamin D3 (100,000 I.U.) On the Sixth or Seventh Month of Pregnancy Allowed to Prevent Serum Calcium and 25-(OH)D Concentrations </li></ul>1988;17(8):1099-105.
  16. 16. <ul><li>A single 5-mg (200,000 IU) dose of vitamin D CHOLECALCIFEROL given orally at the seventh month of pregnancy provides effective prophylaxis </li></ul>1986 Sep;68(3):300-4.
  17. 19. <ul><li>Oral / IM Ampoule </li></ul><ul><li>Containing </li></ul><ul><li>5mg Cholecalciferol eq to 200,000 IU Cholecalciferol </li></ul><ul><li>Light Resistant Ampoule Packaging </li></ul>
  18. 20. <ul><li>Dose </li></ul><ul><li>Prevention </li></ul><ul><li>½ to 1 ampoule (100,000 IU – 200,000 IU) at 6 th or 7 th month of pregnancy </li></ul><ul><li>Oral / IM </li></ul>
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