Abstract:AbstractObjective:To assess the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and its associated factors
in women and their newborns in the postpartum period.Methods:This cross-sectional study evaluated vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency in
226 women and their newborns in Viçosa (Minas Gerais, BR) between December
2011 and November 2012. Cord blood and venous maternal blood were collected
to evaluate the following biochemical parameters: vitamin D, alkaline
phosphatase, calcium, phosphorus and parathyroid hormone. Poisso…
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