Study: Vitamin D important in baby's development

September 17, 2012

Spanish researchers measured the level of Vitamin D in the blood of almost 2,000 women during their pregnancy. They then evaluated the mental and motor abilities of their babies at age 14-months.

They found children of Vitamin D deficient mothers scored lower than those whose mothers had adequate levels of the sunshine vitamin.

Experts still debate how much Vitamin D pregnant women should receive.

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