When pregnant women lack vitamin C, their babies pay the price | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, December 01, 2012 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, December 01, 2012

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When pregnant women lack vitamin C, their babies pay the price

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Vitamin C deficiency in the mother during pregnancy can have serious consequences for their unborn babies brain. And once brain damage has occurred, it cannot be reversed by vitamin C supplements after birth. This is shown through new research at the University of Copenhagen published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE.

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