by caryn (10146 Posts), Thu May 31, 2007 04:08 pm
"Maternal vitamin D deficiency may be an independent risk factor for preeclampsia. Vitamin D supplementation in early pregnancy should be explored for preventing preeclampsia and promoting neonatal well-being..."
(I got PE as a lifelong resident of Phoenix, AZ -- so probably I wasn't short on my vitamin D! The usual "don't experiment on yourself" caveat applies here. If you think this might be a possible therapy to be explored in your case, talk to your doctor.)
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