Calcium Deficiency In Pregnancy

Hypocalcemia or low serum calcium levels in pregnant females can be caused by decreased calcium intake and increased calcium excretion. One of the biggest factors of hypocalcaemia is low socio-economic status, because of poor nutritional and low daily calcium intake. Malabsorption may also cause hypocalcaemia, this occurs when the body is incapable of absorbing vitamins and nutrients from food.

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