Vitamin D Can Affect Delivery


If you’re thinking about getting pregnant, you may want to ask your doctor about Vitamin D.

Research out of Boston University found pregnant women who didn’t get enough Vitamin D had an increased risk of a C-section delivery, compared to women who were not Vitamin D deficient.

For two years, doctors looked at the relationship between C-sections and nutrition. They found mothers-to-be who had low levels of Vitamin D in their bodies, had four times the odds of having a C-section.

Researchers believe Vitamin D helps women strengthen their muscles, which can make natural child birth much easier.

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