hrp0082p3-d2-893 | Perinatal and Neonatal Endocrinology (1) | ESPE2014

Severe Vitamin D Deficiency Among Pregnant Women and Their Newborns in Turkey

Parlak Mesut , Kalay Zuhal , Kirecci Ahmed , Guney Ozgur , Koklu Esad , Kalay Salih

Objectives: Vitamin D deficiency is an important health problem in pregnant women and their infants in sunny countries. The present study evaluated serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 (25(OH)D3) concentrations in pregnant women and in their newborns and determined the risk factors in LSES cities in Turkey.Methods: Ninety-seven pregnant women and their newborns were included in the study between December 2012 and February 2013. All of the pregnant women had irregu...