pregnancy

Efficacy of Maternal Choline Supplementation During Pregnancy in Mitigating Adverse Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure on Growth and Cognitive Function: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial.

June 21, 2018

Jacobson SW1,2,3, Carter RC4,5, Molteno CD3, Stanton ME6, Herbert JS7, Lindinger NM2, Lewis CE2, Dodge NC1, Hoyme HE8,9, Zeisel SH10, Meintjes EM2,11, Duggan CP12, Jacobson JL1,2,3Efficacy of Maternal Choline Supplementation During Pregnancy in Mitigating Adverse Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure on Growth and Cognitive Function: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial.  Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2018 May 11. doi: 10.1111/acer.13769. 1 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State […]

UNC Researcher Shares The Ironies of Iron During Pregnancy

August 17, 2017

Iron is listed by the American Academy of Pediatrics as one of the most essential nutrients for healthy fetal development. But Susan Smith, PhD, deputy director of science at the UNC Nutrition Research Institute on the NC Research Campus, points out that 22 percent of U.S. women in their childbearing years are iron deficient. The […]

Indicated Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in South Africa: Effectiveness of Case Management

December 23, 2015

Indicated Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in South Africa: Effectiveness of Case Management. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, December 23, 2015. Marlene M. de Vries 1, Belinda Joubert 1, Marise Cloete 1, Sumien Roux 1, Beth A. Baca 2, Julie M. Hasken 3, Ronel Barnard 1, David Buckley 2, Wendy O. […]

Maternal Nutritional Status as a Contributing Factor for the Risk of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

December 10, 2015

Maternal nutritional status as a contributing factor for the risk of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, Reproductive Toxicology. December 3, 2015. Philip A. Maya, b, Kari J. Hamrickc, Karen D. Corbind, Julie M. Haskena, Anna-Susan Maraise, f, Jason Blankenshipb, H.Eugene Hoymeg, J.Phillip Gossageb a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Nutrition Research Institute, Gillings School of Global Public Health, USA b The University of New Mexico Center on […]

Nutrition in pregnancy: the argument for including a source of choline

April 07, 2013

Nutrition in pregnancy: the argument for including a source of choline April 2013. International Journal of Women’s Health. April 2013. Zeisel, SH. Nutrition Research Institute at Kannapolis, Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Abstract Women, during pregnancy and lactation, should eat foods that contain adequate amounts of choline. A mother delivers […]