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Palmetto Health Richland Leads by Example

We are excited to launch our second Protect Our Children NOW! project in South Carolina at the Palmetto Health Richland. Vitamin D testing and supplementation will be available at no cost to all pregnant women...

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Why Vitamin D is Important for Pregnancy

Safe and Effective Since 2011, researchers in South Carolina have shown that vitamin D serum levels of 40-60 ng/ml (100-150 nmol/L) during pregnancy are safe and effective. Safe – no kidney stones, no hypercalcemia,...

Vitamin D and Breastfeeding

August 24, 2016 If you know that most women of childbearing age are vitamin D deficient, it starts to make sense that they wouldn’t have the vitamin D available to pass on in their...

Missoula Can’t Wait!

June 16, 2016 We are very excited to launch a Protect Our Children NOW! in Montana at the Western Montana Clinic (WMC). Vitamin D testing and supplementation will be available at no cost to...

We Can’t Wait!

June 9, 2016 …. the March of Dimes needs us to implement what is known about vitamin D while they continue to research the various biological causes of preterm births! Their work is certainly...

RCTs are not designed for public health

January 27, 2016 How do we get information to make decisions about public health from randomized controlled trials (RCT’s)? Can we? Especially for nutrient trials? At this point, we have seen so many problems...

Vitamin D Implementation Expands for YOU

December 16, 2015 It’s happening! Your participation in the D*action project as well as the implementation of our Protect our Children NOW! project in South Carolina at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)...