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Effects of Vitamin D Supplement Before and During Pregnancy on Birth Weight

2014-08-27 03:17:05 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine whether a daily supplement of vitamin D, taking before and during pregnancy, effects child birth weight, pre- and postpartum complication and bone mineral density during lactation.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Birth Weight

Intervention

Cholecalciferol 35 µg per day, placebo tablet, Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3) 70 µg

Location

University of Aarhus, Aarhus Universityhospital
Aarhus
Denmark

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Aarhus

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:05-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A cytochrome P-450 enzyme that has specificity for CHOLECALCIFEROL (Vitamin D3). It hydroxylates the molecule at carbon position 24.

Hydroxy analogs of vitamin D 3; (CHOLECALCIFEROL); including CALCIFEDIOL; CALCITRIOL; and 24,25-DIHYDROXYVITAMIN D 3.

An infant having a birth weight of 2500 gm. (5.5 lb.) or less but INFANT, VERY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT is available for infants having a birth weight of 1500 grams (3.3 lb.) or less.

Derivatives of ERGOSTEROL formed by ULTRAVIOLET RAYS breaking of the C9-C10 bond. They differ from CHOLECALCIFEROL in having a double bond between C22 and C23 and a methyl group at C24.

Derivative of 7-dehydroxycholesterol formed by ULTRAVIOLET RAYS breaking of the C9-C10 bond. It differs from ERGOCALCIFEROL in having a single bond between C22 and C23 and lacking a methyl group at C24.

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