CALCIUM DURING HIGH RISK PREGNANCY
One of the leading causes of maternal deaths and preterm births is hypertensive disorders like pre-eclampsia and eclampsia. Following a preterm birth, the infant is at a significantly higher risk of respiratory disease, long-term neurological morbidity, and in the worst case, mortality.
According to the World Health Organization, increased calcium supplementation can help decrease the risk of hypertensive disorders during pregnancy. Pregnant women following a regulated schedule of calcium supplementation were observed to have a 45% reduced risk of developing gestational hypertension. Furthermore, this calcium supplementation was shown to reduce the risk of pre-eclampsia by 59%, significantly increasing the survival rate of both the mother and child.
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