Nutrition Group Asks FDA About Vitamin D And Premies
It is possible that additional doses of vitamin D could reduce the risk of babies being born prematurely.
But nobody who makes or sells vitamin D can make that claim; the federal government has not approved it.
With mounting evidence, the Organic & Natural Health Association recently petitioned the Food and Drug Administration to allow vitamin D products to claim reduced risk for pre-term birth. Karen Howard, the executive director at the association, visits with details.