Vitamin D supplementation probably reduces the risk of pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, low birthweight and may reduce the risk of severe postpartum haemorrhage, whilst vitamin D and calcium probably reduces the risk of pre-eclampsia but may increase the risk of preterm birth (before 37 weeks)

In July 2019 researchers from the USA published their review of the medical scientific literature to assess whether vitamin D supplementation, either alone or in combination with calcium or other … Read more

Researchers recommend that pregnant women who are underweight, overweight or obese, have gestational diabetes mellitus or diabetes mellitus and those who choose vegan/vegetarian diets should be nutritionally supported to achieve a higher quality diet during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding

In November 2019 researchers from Greece published their review on the role of fatty acids and carnitine during pregnancy and breastfeeding. The researchers stated that carnitine had a part to … Read more