Plasma 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D levels are elevated in early pregnancy and continue to increase throughout pregnancy. They remain elevated postpartum in lactating women. The elevated levels probably represent a physiological response to increased calcium requirements.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Clinical Investigation|
|State||Published - 1979|
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