• Ramona Dragomir "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania
  • Ruxandra Stănculescu "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania
  • Bobirca Florin UMF Carol Davila
  • Oana Toader "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania & “Alessandrescu – Rusescu” National Institute for Mother and Child Health, Bucharest, Romania
  • Călin Ionescu ”Iuliu Hatieganu" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania & 5th Surgical Clinic, Cluj-Napoca Municipal Hospital, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Anca Bobircă "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania & “Dr. Ion Cantacuzino” Clinical Hospital, Bucharest, Romania
Keywords: Vitamin D deficiency, caesarean section, delivery mode


Vitamin D has a well-known role in calcium absorption and bone metabolism, but recent studies highlight the importance of the recently discovered implications of vitamin D in relation to several types of cells. These implications include modulating the innate and adaptive immune system and regulating cell proliferation. Adequate intake of vitamin D is essential in pregnancy for the health of the mother and fetus, however epidemiological data indicate that many pregnant women have suboptimal levels of vitamin D. Among other things, vitamin D deficiency correlates with preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, bacterial vaginosis, and an increased risk of caesarean section.

Considering the increased incidence of cesarean section as delivery mode and the hypothesis promoted by several international studies according to which hypovitaminosis D leads to an increased risk for cesarean section, we considered it necessary to correlate the values of vitamin D with the delivery mode.


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How to Cite
R. Dragomir, R. Stănculescu, B. Florin, O. Toader, C. Ionescu, and A. Bobircă, “CONSIDERATIONS REGARDING THE LINK BETWEEN VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY AND CESAREAN SECTION”, JSS, vol. 9, no. 1, May 2022.