Vitamin D in pregnancy may help children's teeth
High-dose vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy decreases the risk of enamel defects in the teeth of children by about 50%, according to a Danish analysis.
Researchers hypothesised that vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy and shortly after birth contributes to enamel defects and/or caries development.
They wondered whether high-dose vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy would lower those risks.
The team used data from 588 children of mothers participating in the Copenhagen Prospective Studies on Asthma in