hrp0082p3-d1-883 | Perinatal and Neonatal Endocrinology | ESPE2014

Iodine Status in Pregnant, Lactating Mothers and their Infants and Effects of Iodine Supplementation

Zelinskaya Natalya , Mamenko Marina , Belykh Natalya

Background: Iodine deficiency has multiple adverse effects in humans, termed iodine deficiency disorders, due to inadequate thyroid hormone production. Iodine deficiency during pregnancy and infancy may impair growth and neurodevelopment of the off-spring and increase infant mortality.Objectives: To evaluate effects of iodine supplementation in pregnant, lactating women and their infants at the East of Ukraine.Methods: Target group...