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Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Bone Health
Last published 12/2018
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This fact sheet contains information about the effects that pregnancy and breastfeeding may have on a woman's bones. It describes the role of calcium in pregnancy and breastfeeding and what sources provide calcium. It provides information on the different ways calcium responds to the body of a pregnant woman of child-bearing age, and that of a pregnant teenager. There is also information about how to keep bones healthy and resources for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
NIH Publication No. 18-7881
Length: 5 pp.
- General public
- For medical & health professionals to share with patients
Quantity that can be ordered: up to 1 copy
This publication is in the public domain. It can be reproduced.
Size: 8 1/2 x 11
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