Vitamin D and mineral metabolism in normal pregnancy and in the normal fetus

Beyers N. ; Odendaal H.J. ; Hough F.S. (1986)

Review

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Review

Metabolic bone diseases in neonates are being recognized with increasing frequency but, despite extensive research, the pathophysiology of neonatal osteopenia remains unclear. This review briefly summarizes vitamin D and mineral metabolism in the normal non-pregnant human adult, and then addresses the adaptations that occur during pregnancy and fetal life.

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