Lack of vitamin D leads to Caesarean section

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2412p.jpgNumerous studies showed that vitamin D is important for human health. At this time, it became known that lack of this organic compound affects a future mother during pregnancy.

Scientists from Boston conducted a surveillance of 253 pregnant women. It turned out that 28% of women, whose bodies did not have enough vitamin D, came through Caesarean section. While surgery took place only in 14% of pregnant women with normal level of this vitamin.

Thus, experts concluded: women, whose body has not enough vitamin D, often gives birth through caesarean section.

Previous studies showed that low level of vitamin D increases the risk of premature death from cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.



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