Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Efficacy of prophylaxis of micronutrients deficiency in pregnant women and newborns

Year: 2010, volume 6 Issue: №2 Pages: 300-306
Heading: Obstetrics and Gynecology Article type: Original article
Authors: Zhivoglazova L.N., Kurmacheva N.A., Rogozhina I.E.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University, Saratov Regional Centre of Family Planning and Reproduction

The article presents data about high frequency of polyhypovitaminosis (72,6%), reduced level of microelements in blood (in 19,4-45,2% of cases), insufficient consumption of iodine and calcium (in 95,2% of cases) in pregnant women of Saratov Region. It was determined, that micronutrients deficiency in mothers in 1,55-5,48 times exceeds relative risk of pathologic pregnancy course, delivery, disorders of adaptation and morbidity of newborns. It was revealed, that prophylactic intake of vitaminous mineral medications results in absolute risk reduction of pregnancy and delivery, disorders of fetus state and newborns health in 13-54%

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