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Vitamin D and Pregnancy

Posted by Dr. Elise Schroeder on Wednesday, 19 September

Before you get pregnant, or right when you get pregnant, blood tests are done to check for anemia, certain viruses, blood type and others. Increasingly, doctors are now also testing a woman’s vitamin D level. Vitamin D has been a hot topic in the medical world for a few years, but why and how is it affecting conception, pregnancy and the health of the newborn? That's the question scientists have been working on for almost a decade now. Let’s start by understanding what vitamin D is.

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