Vitamin D's Impact during Pregnancy on Birth Outcomes: Webinar on 9/16
Last updated September 07, 2021
Vitamin D, the "sunshine vitamin" that our skin synthesizes when exposed to the UV rays of the sun, is most known for its bone health benefits, as it is a crucial driver of calcium homeostasis. Other health benefits of Vitamin D have been a subject of research for decades, and many studies have indicated that a sufficient level of Vitamin D in the mother may support healthy pregnancy, as well as the baby's first few years.
On Thursday, September 16 at 12:30 EDT, please join Dr. Bruce W. Hollis, professor of pediatrics at Medical University of South Carolina, in a complimentary webinar hosted by Ovaterra Institute, as Dr. Hollis explains the latest research on Vitamin D's multifaceted roles in prenatal health, as well as female reproductive health.
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Thursday, September 16 at 12:30 EDT
Vitamin D Status during Pregnancy and Its Impact on Birth Outcomes
Bruce W. Hollis, PhD | Professor, Medical University of South Carolina
With a lifelong career dedicated to Vitamin D, Dr. Hollis is one of the pioneers of Vitamin D research. His laboratory was the first to develop a Vitamin D assay, approved by the FDA for clinical diagnostics work. Dr. Hollis has played a leading role in furthering our understanding of how Vitamin D works in the body, what normal Vitamin D levels are, and its many roles in the biological functions including reproduction, pregnancy and lactation.
What You'll Learn in the Vitamin D & Pregnancy Outcomes Webinar
In this webinar, you'll learn:
- How much Vitamin D do you need during pregnancy?
- How much Vitamin D is too much?
- What effects do Vitamin D levels have on female reproductive health, preeclampsia, preterm birth and baby's health?
- When should women start prenatal Vitamin D supplementation?
- Why do some studies show negative results?
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