• Topical issues of nutrition in obstetrics: the role of calcium and vitamin D in the formation of favourable conditions for child-bearing

Topical issues of nutrition in obstetrics: the role of calcium and vitamin D in the formation of favourable conditions for child-bearing

PERINATOLOGY AND PEDIATRIC. UKRAINE. 2018.3(75):46-50; doi 10.15574/PP.2018.75.46

Davydova Iu. V., Ohorodnyk A. O., Fedko R. M., Tarnavska A. O., Kazhmyr Yu. R.
SI Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology named after academician O. Lukyanova of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv
Uzhhorod City Maternity Hospital, Ukraine

Epidemiological studies show a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in women, including pregnants and lactating mothers. Adequate supply of calcium and vitamin D is of paramount importance for the prevention of the gestation course disorders, perinatal complications and development of a number of diseases in a child. Preconceptional preparation and long-term intake of calcium and vitamin D are also necessary in high&risk pregnant groups, most sensitive to impaired adequate calcium intake. For this purpose, it is feasible to use modern vitamin&mineral complexes containing calcium and vitamin D in sufficient quantities.

Key words: calcium, vitamin D, pregnancy, vitamin-mineral complex.

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Article received: Jun 02, 2018. Accepted for publication: Sep 23, 2018.