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A Study of Neonatal Vitamin D Levels and its Association with Maternal Factors

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 10)

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Page : 1137-1139

Keywords : Vitamin D; Term neonates; maternal factors;

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Background This study was done to find the relation of vitamin D status in neonates and their mothers and its association with maternal factors. Objective The aim of the study was to determine the association of vitamin D status of term neonates and maternal factors. Participants 140 term neonates and their mothers between October 2015 to September 2016. Procedure Term neonates vitamin D levels compared with their mothers vitamin D levels and its association with maternal factors. Main outcome measure 1) Comparision of maternal and neonatal vitamin D levels.2) Association of neonatal vitamin D levels with maternal factors. Results 1) Maternal vitamin D levels were lower in winter and autumn. Neonatal vitamin D level was lower in all seasons.2) When sun protective clothes were used by mothers their vitamin D levels were lower. (p-value

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