Fertility

Friday, November 24th, 2017

Vitamin D may help fertility treatment outcome

Could vitamin D help women undergoing fertility treatment?

 By Tim Cutcliffe

Higher vitamin D levels are associated with better birth rates in women undergoing fertility treatment, according to a new review and meta-analysis appearing in Human Reproduction.

 

Published in ‘Human Nutrition,.  It was an observational study and called for further research.  however routine testing of vitamin D status of women undergoing fertility treatment may be warranted especially in the light of this study which found that only 26% of participants had what was deemed as adequate levels of vitamin D.

 

in vitro fertilization of an egg cell

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