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Nursing moms may need vitamin D

Researchers from the Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, found that high doses of vitamin D improved the vitamin D status of nursing moms and their infants. In this study, the objective was to look at how high-dose vitamin D2 supplementation for nursing mothers affected their vitamin D levels and those of their [...]

Nursing moms may need vitamin D 2018-02-15T15:52:55+00:00

Calcium lowers lead levels in pregnant & nursing women

Women taking a calcium supplement could reduce the amount of lead passed to their fetus or nursing baby, according to a new study. Researchers found that lead levels in the blood were reduced by 16% in those women taking a calcium supplement. The research stems from a known problem: pregnancy and breastfeeding mobilizes calcium which [...]

Calcium lowers lead levels in pregnant & nursing women 2015-09-09T13:51:16+00:00

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