hrp0092fc9.5 | Fetal, Neonatal Endocrinology and Metabolism (to include Hypoglycaemia) | ESPE2019

Iodine Status of Pregnant Women and Their Newborns in the UK – the MABY Study

Bouga Maira , Redway Martha , Çizmecioglu Filiz Mine , Fletcher Suzanne , Sharif Sahar , H. Jones Jeremy , Donaldson Malcolm , Combet Emilie

Iodine is an essential dietary micronutrient required for thyroid hormone synthesis and neurodevelopment in utero. Evidence of iodine insufficiency among British women is of particular concern in the context of pregnancy. The Mothers and Babies at Yorkhill (MABY) study is a Glasgow-based longitudinal cohort study assessing the iodine and thyroid status of pregnant women and their offspring.Pregnant women were recruited from antenatal clinics (20...