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Abstract

Effects of micronutrients on fertility, pregnancy, and during lactation

The potential benefits of micronutrients in pregnancy has been unnoticed many years. Beginning from the experiences with folic acid and its protective effect upon neural tube as well as heart defects the focus got back on this topic. This paper gives an overview about the potential effects of the most common micronutrients on fertility, pregnancy, and during lactation. The evidence based effects are given in a table.

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Keywords
Micronutrients, pregnancy, vitamins, folic acid, iodine, DHA

Kai J. Bühling
Klinik und Poliklinik für Gynäkologie, Universitätsklinikum
Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg
Reviewer: Ekkehard Schleussner, Jena,
und Cornelia Wäscher, Berlin

Bühling K. J. Versorgung ... Gynakol Geburtsmed Gynakol Endokrinol 2018; 14(1): 36–58 publiziert 31.3.2018 www.akademos.de/gyn ©akademos Wissenschaftsverlag 2018 ISSN 1614-8533