Martin D. Fried MD, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, explains the importance of vitamin D to pregnant women.
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Male Speaker: There some indication extra Vitamin D during pregnancy might be somewhat idea? Martin D. Fried: Yes, you definitely need Vitamin D for the developing fetus for bones and Vitamin D is extremely important to help you absorb your calcium. Without Vitamin D even if you eat the right amount of calcium, it's not going to necessarily be absorbed and put into bone.