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High Doses Of Vitamin D During Pregnancy Found To Help Child’s Dental Health

August 7, 2019
by CTV News

Upping vitamin D intake during pregnancy can significantly help the health of the child’s teeth long after birth, according to a new study.

Danish researchers started their work in 2009, when more than 300 women were given high doses of vitamin D once they reached 24 weeks of pregnancy. More than 300 other women were given placebo pills. All of the women were told to continue with the normal amounts of vitamin D they had already been taking.

Once the children born to those women turned six, they underwent comprehensive dental exams to determine how the treatment had affected their tooth health

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