Mild iodine deficiency during pregnancy may affect child's cognition

05/5/2013 | Reuters

Nine-year-olds born to mothers who were mildly iodine deficient while pregnant were more likely to have lower scores in spelling, grammar and literacy tests compared with peers whose mothers had sufficient iodine levels, according to an Australian study. The findings, based on approximately 228 pregnant women in Tasmania and their children, were published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

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