hrp0086p1-p100 | Bone & Mineral Metabolism P1 | ESPE2016

Cord 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Infant Cranial Growth: An Odense Child Cohort Study

Egge Sissil , Christensen Nikolas , Lykkedegn Sine , Jensen Tina Kold , Christesen Henrik Thybo

Background: Vitamin D deficiency can cause rickets and impaired bone growth in infants. In India, randomization to higher vitamin D supplementation doses in pregnancy led to decreased anterior fontanelle and increased head circumference at 0 and 9 months.Objective and hypotheses: To investigate the impact of cord 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) concentrations on cranial measures.Method: In a Danish prospective birth cohort of 2549 mo...