International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pediatrics | India | Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018


A Study of Neonatal Vitamin D Levels and its Association with Maternal Factors

Dr. Vaishali Chaudhari | Dr. Poonam Singh [3]


Abstract: Background This study was done to find the relation of vitamin D status in neonates and their mothers and its association with maternal factors. Objective The aim of the study was to determine the association of vitamin D status of term neonates and maternal factors. Participants 140 term neonates and their mothers between October 2015 to September 2016. Procedure Term neonates vitamin D levels compared with their mothers vitamin D levels and its association with maternal factors. Main outcome measure 1) Comparision of maternal and neonatal vitamin D levels.2) Association of neonatal vitamin D levels with maternal factors. Results 1) Maternal vitamin D levels were lower in winter and autumn. Neonatal vitamin D level was lower in all seasons.2) When sun protective clothes were used by mothers their vitamin D levels were lower. (p-value


Keywords: Vitamin D, Term neonates, maternal factors


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018,


Pages: 1137 - 1139


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