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The body needs vitamin D to maintain adequate levels of calcium and phosphorus, which help to strengthen the bones of the baby and cloves. A deficiency of vitamin D during pregnancy can cause delayed growth and skeletal deformities; as well as low weight at birth.
In the pregnancy, the lack of vitamin D can cause deficiency of vitamin A in the baby upon being born, with consequences as the rickets; abnormal growth of the bone and physical development retarded. The deficiency of vitamin D during the embarrassment, can affect the bony development and the immune function since the birth to the adult age.
A deficiency of vitamin D has also been linked to increased risk of complications during pregnancy, including preeclampsia, and a greater likelihood of needing a cesarean, also prevents autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, and rheumatoid arthritis; also osteoarthritis , cancer, gum disease and high blood pressure. Read the rest of this entry »