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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 wit 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
Thyroid, pregnancy, thyreoiditis, iodine supplementation, review

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 2012; 8(1): 38-58 publiziert 31.03.2012 www.akademos.de/gyn ©akademos Wissenschaftsverlag 2012 ISSN 1614-8533