Vitamin C Deficiency in Pregnant Mothers may affect Baby’s Brain Development | Best Syndication: Vitamin C deficiency in expecting mothers can cause brain damage for the developing baby, according to a study from researchers at the University of Copenhagen. Giving the baby vitamin-C supplements after birth did not reverse the brain damage. The results were published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE.
Around 10 to 20 percent of all adults are estimated to have some level of vitamin-C deficiency. This study demonstrates the importance of women taking doctor-recommended vitamin supplements during pregnancy.