Kids’ language issues tied to moms’ low vitamin D: study

Kerry Grens
Reuters

Mothers who had low vitamin D levels while they were pregnant are more likely to have a child with a language impairment than moms who had higher levels of the vitamin, according to a new study from Australia.

While the results do not prove that low vitamin D is to blame for later problems, “they point to a very plausible association that warrants more attention,” said Lisa Bodnar, a professor at the University of Pittsburgh, who was not involved in this study.

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