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· Pregnant women between 24 weeks and one week postpartum who took high doses of Vit D had children with stronger bones from infancy up to age 6 yrs of life
· The study took place in Copenhagen, Denmark
· The Vit D dose was seven times the normal dose or 28,000 IU per day
· The high dose of Vit D didn’t harm the unborn baby
· Both boys and girls had the same positive effect
· Having strong bone in childhood will have beneficial effects as an adult that include reduced osteoporosis, reduced fractures, and increased bone minerals
The evidence presented above is from a clinical trial study and is currently not a standard patient practice, although it might become one in the future.
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