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

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

Investigators examined whether offspring born to mothers received vitamin D supplement during pregnancy has greater whole-body bone mineral content at birth than those of mothers without vitamin D supplementation.

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We found that supplementation of supplementation of pregnany women with cholecalciferol 1000 IU/day from 14 weeks' gestation until delivery of the baby does not lead to increased offspring neonatal BMC overll.

Reference

Cooper C, et al. Maternal gestational vitamin D supplementation and offspring bone health (MAVIDOS): a multicentre, double-blind, randomised placebo-controlled trial. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinology. 2016. pii: S2213-8587(16)00044-9.