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    WHO antenatal care recommendations for a positive pregnancy experience Nutritional interventions update: Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy

    The World Health Organization’s comprehensive antenatal care (ANC) guideline WHO recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience was first published in 2016 with the objective of improving the quality of routine health care that all women and adolescent girls receive during pregna...

    WHO antenatal care recommendations for a positive pregnancy experience Nutritional interventions update: Multiple micronutrient supplements during pregnancy

    This updated recommendation is relevant to all pregnant women and adolescent girls receiving comprehensive antenatal care (ANC) in any healthcare facility or community-based setting, and to their unborn fetuses and newborns. The question was prioritized during the ANC guideline development process. In 20...

    Vitamin D: supplement use in specific population groups

    This guideline covers vitamin D supplement use. It aims to prevent vitamin D deficiency among specific population groups including infants and children aged under 4, pregnant and breastfeeding women, particularly teenagers and young women, people over 65, people who have low or no exposure to the sun and...

    Guidelines for the prevention, detection and therapy of vitamin d deficiency in adults

    Lijec vjesn; 138 (5-6), 2016
    It is estimated that over one billion of people around the globe have low serum values of vitamin D, therefore, we can consider vitamin D deficiency as a pandemic and public health problem. Geographic position of Croatia, especially the continental part of the country, is a risk factor for the developmen...

    Sunlight exposure: risks and benefits

    This guideline covers how to communicate the risks and benefits of natural sunlight exposure (specifically, the ultraviolet rays UVA and UVB) to help people understand why they may need to modify their behaviour to reduce their risk of skin cancer and vitamin D deficiency....

    Global Consensus Recommendations on Prevention and Management of Nutritional Rickets

    Horm. res. paediatr; 85 (2), 2016
    "BACKGROUND: Vitamin D and calcium deficiencies are common worldwide, causing nutritional rickets and osteomalacia, which have a major impact on health, growth, and development of infants, children, and adolescents; the consequences can be lethal or can last into adulthood. The goals of this evidence-bas...

    Guideline: Vitamin D supplementation in pregnant women

    Vitamin D deficiency is thought to be common among pregnant women, particularly during the winter months, and has been found to be associated with an increased risk of pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes mellitus, preterm birth, and other tissue-specific conditions. Recent scientific literature has repor...