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Is this why children have poor motor skills? Vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy linked to lack of physical coordination in children

In case you needed yet another reason to ensure you are getting enough vitamin D, a new study shows that mothers who lack this essential vitamin during pregnancy are more likely to give birth to children who have poor motor skills.  Researchers from the University of Surrey and the University of Bristol examined 7,065 pairs of mothers and children who participated in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children. In particular, they analyzed the levels of Vitamin D the mothers had during their pregnancy.  Read more...



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