• Question: if a mother doesn't have enough of a certain vitamin in her body can that pass onto her baby?

    Asked by 356genp37 to Remsha, Oliver, Lisa, Fiana on 16 Nov 2018.
    • Photo: Remsha Afzal

      Remsha Afzal answered on 16 Nov 2018:

      Yes it can affect her baby in the womb! Like vitamin A deficiency has been shown to result in the baby being of poor vision or blind. Vitamin D deficiency in the mother can lead to the baby being born with weaker bones and more prone to autoimmunity.