Impact of Calcium Supplementation in the Preceding Pregnancy on the Human Milk Calcium Concentration of Gambian Women
Following our detailed studies of human milk calcium concentration, we hypothesized that calcium intake in pregnancy may determine human milk calcium concentration and hence the calcium intake of breastfed infants (Prentice et al. 1994). To test this, we conducted a controlled calcium supplementation study in pregnant women accustomed to a low calcium intake.
KeywordsPregnant Woman Calcium Intake Milk Sample Human Milk Calcium Supplementation
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