Secrets – Preventing Premature Birth with Vitamin D3

Secrets – Preventing Premature Birth with Vitamin D3

Higher daily doses of vitamin D lower risk of preterm births: study

Sharon Kirkey, Canwest News Service: Saturday, May 1, 2010

A new study found that women taking 4,000 international units of vitamin D daily — 10 to 20 times the dose the leaders of Canada’s pregnancy specialists currently recommend — had half the risk of premature delivery than women who took just 400 IU of vitamin D daily.
Photo Credit: Ted Rhodes, Canwest News Service
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All pregnant women should take 4,000 international units of vitamin D daily — 10 to 20 times the dose the leaders of Canada’s pregnancy specialists currently recommend — to lower their risk of preterm labour, preterm birth and infections concludes the first study to investigate the safety of high doses of vitamin D during pregnancy.

The study found that women in its 4,000-IU-a-day group had half the risk of premature delivery than women who took just 400 IU of vitamin D daily.

Premature birth is the leading cause of newborn deaths in Canada.

And “not a single adverse event” related to vitamin D dosing was found during the study — as U.S. researchers will report Saturday at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies in Vancouver.

Gail J. Dahl
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National Bestseller “Pregnancy & Childbirth Secrets”
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Founder and Director of the Canadian Childbirth Association
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Gail J. Dahl is a childbirth researcher, award winning and national bestselling author. She is the founder and Executive Director of the Canadian Childbirth Association. Dahl has received many awards, including  “The YWCA Woman of Distinction Award”, “The Woman of Vision Award” and “The Great Women of the 21st Century Award” for her contributions toward women’s health and education.

Copyright 2015, Copyright released with references if the article is to be used for the purpose of childbirth education. “Pregnancy & Childbirth Secrets” by National Bestselling Author Gail J. Dahl. Now available across North America at Barnes & Noble, Borders, Chapters and Indigo Books & Music. The information contained in or provided through this publication is intended for general consumer understanding and education only and is not intended to be, and is not provided as, a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your midwife, physician,  or other qualified health care provider before you undergo any treatment or for answers to any questions you may have regarding any medical condition.

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Help for Crying Babies

 

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HELP FOR CRYING BABIES

/PressMediaWire/ — National Bestselling Author, Gail J. Dahl has some great tips for crying babies. In three simple steps you can help your baby to calm and relax. The tips are as follows: The world is a noisy, bright, busy place for your newborn. If your baby cries excessively within the first 48 hours of life, bring your baby to your physician to make sure everything is ok. Then; feed your baby, change your baby, make sure your baby is nice and warm.

Now you can: 1. Turn down the lights, turn down the sound, slow down movement and activity. 2. Hold your baby in their favorite position to help them look out and focus on a bright light or blank wall. 3. Roll up your baby’s sleeves and bring the hands close to the mouth so that your baby can look at or suck on their hands, fingers or thumbs. These steps will help your baby to use their instinctual skills to calm down and stop crying.

Practice these self-calming skills daily with your baby and within a short time your baby will automatically use these natural skills to calm and relax. Gail J. Dahl will be on hand at the MOM2B Trade Show from September 30th to October 1st, 2007 in Los Angeles, California with bookmarks on “Help for Crying Babies”.

Gail J. Dahl is a childbirth researcher and educator, an advocate for safe and gentle childbirth and a national bestselling author. She has received many awards, including The YWCA Woman of Distinction Award, The Woman of Vision Award and The Great Women of the 21st Century Award for her work in women’s health and education.