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Maternal circulating Vitamin D3 levels during pregnancy and behaviour across childhood

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dc.contributor.author López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-
dc.contributor.author Sunyer Deu, Jordi
dc.contributor.author Lertxundi, Nerea
dc.contributor.author González-Safont, Llúcia
dc.contributor.author Rodríguez Dehli, Cristina
dc.contributor.author Espada Sáenz-Torre, Mercedes
dc.contributor.author Vrijheid, Martine
dc.contributor.author Tardón, Adonina
dc.contributor.author Llop, Sabrina
dc.contributor.author Torrent Quetglas, Maties
dc.contributor.author Ibarluzea, Jesús
dc.contributor.author Guxens Junyent, Mònica
dc.date.accessioned 2019-11-07T12:33:01Z
dc.date.available 2019-11-07T12:33:01Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.citation López-Vicente M, Sunyer J, Lertxundi N, González L, Rodríguez-Dehli C, Espada Sáenz-Torre M et al. Maternal circulating Vitamin D3 levels during pregnancy and behaviour across childhood. Sci Rep. 2019; 9(1):14792. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-51325-3
dc.identifier.issn 2045-2322
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/42785
dc.description.abstract Vitamin D deficiency during critical periods of development could lead to persistent brain alterations. We aimed to assess the association between maternal vitamin D3, the major circulatory form of vitamin D, at pregnancy and neurodevelopmental outcomes during childhood, namely: behavioural problems, Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) symptoms, and social competence. This study included 2,107 mother-child pairs of a Spanish population-based birth cohort. Maternal plasma vitamin D3 was measured in pregnancy. The outcomes were measured through questionnaires at 5, 8, 14, and 18 years old. We ran multivariate regression models adjusted for potential confounding variables. We found that per each 10 ng/mL increment of maternal vitamin D3, children obtained higher social competence scores (coefficient = 0.77; 95% CI = 0.19, 1.35) at 5 years old. However, we observed null associations between maternal vitamin D3 and total behavioural problems and ADHD and ASD symptoms in children from 5 to 18 years old. Further studies carried out in countries where the population is exposed to lower vitamin D levels are needed.
dc.description.sponsorship We thank all the investigators who have collected information and samples from the participants. Menorca: This study was funded by grants from Instituto de Salud Carlos III (Red INMA G03/176; CB06/02/0041; 97/0588; 00/0021-2; PI061756; PS0901958; PI14/00677 incl. FEDER funds), CIBERESP, Beca de la IV convocatoria de Ayudas a la Investigación en Enfermedades Neurodegenerativas de La Caixa, and EC Contract No. QLK4-CT-2000-00263. Sabadell: This study was funded by grants from Instituto de Salud Carlos III (Red INMA G03/176; CB06/02/0041; PI041436; PI081151 incl. FEDER funds; CPII/00018), CIBERESP, Generalitat de Catalunya-CIRIT 1999SGR 00241, Generalitat de Catalunya-AGAUR 2009 SGR 501, Fundació La marató de TV3 (090430), EU Commission (261357). ISGlobal is a member of the CERCA Programme, Generalitat de Catalunya. Valencia: This study was funded by Grants from UE (FP7-ENV-2011 cod 282957 and HEALTH.2010.2.4.5-1), Spain: ISCIII (G03/176; FIS-FEDER: PI11/01007, PI11/02591, PI11/02038, PI12/00610, PI13/1944, PI13/2032, PI14/00891, PI14/01687, PI16/1288, and PI17/00663; Miguel Servet-FEDER CP11/00178, CP15/00025, and MSII16/00051), Generalitat Valenciana: FISABIO (UGP 15-230, UGP-15-244, and UGP-15-249), and Alicia Koplowitz Foundation 2017. Asturias: This study was funded by grants from Instituto de Salud Carlos III (Red INMA G03/176 and CB06/02/0041), FIS-PI042018, FIS-PI09/02311, FIS-PI13/02429, FIS-PI18/00909, CIBERESP, Obra Social Cajastur/Fundación Liberbank and UNIVERSIDAD DE OVIEDO. Gipuzkoa: This study was funded by grants from Instituto de Salud Carlos III (FIS-PI06/0867, FIS-PI09/00090 and FIS-PI13/02187), CIBERESP, Department of Health of the Basque Government (2005111093, 2009111069, 2013111089 and 2015111065), and the Provincial Government of Gipuzkoa (DFG06/002, DFG08/001 and DFG15/221) and annual agreements with the municipalities of the study area (Zumarraga, Urretxu, Legazpi, Azkoitia y Azpeitia y Beasain).
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Nature Research
dc.relation.ispartof Scientific Reports. 2019; 9(1):14792
dc.rights © The Author(s) 2019. Open Access This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made. The images or other third party material in this article are included in the article’s Creative Commons license, unless indicated otherwise in a credit line to the material. If material is not included in the article’s Creative Commons license and your intended use is not permitted by statutory regulation or exceeds the permitted use, you will need to obtain permission directly from the copyright holder. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.
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dc.title Maternal circulating Vitamin D3 levels during pregnancy and behaviour across childhood
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dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-51325-3
dc.subject.keyword Epidemiology
dc.subject.keyword Human behaviour
dc.subject.keyword Nutrition
dc.subject.keyword Paediatric research
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