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Pregnancy vitamin D supplementation may help winter baby's bones

Researchers from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, recruited over 1,000 pregnant women across Southampton, Oxford and Sheffield to the MAVIDOS study, a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of vitamin D supplements in pregnancy.

03/02/2016

Photo: Baby in DXA-Scan

Photo attached is of Rowen Hall, born on Feb. 18, 2012. He was the 500th baby born in the study. He is having a DXA scan to asses his bone density. Rowen is now four years old. Other images are available upon request from Media Relations; © University of Southampton