Report highlights the importance of vitamin supplements for pregnant women

The authors of a recent, UK-based, review of the current available evidence surrounding multivitamin and mineral supplements use during pregnancy are calling for the “need to promote the availability of simple vitamin preparations” to women at this important time.  However, a media release about the review, picked up and run by mainstream media in Australia, may lead many women to believe that taking any vitamin supplements during pregnancy is unwarranted thus posing a risk to their developing foetus.

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