It is one of the essential minerals, necessary for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. Helps maintain normal function of muscles, nerves and bones. Contributes to the maintenance of the immune system and cardiovascular health.
- It plays a fundamental role in preventing pregnancy complications such as: preeclampsia, low birth weight, muscle cramps in the mother and gestational diabetes.
- Magnesium deficiency in pregnancy has been associated with an increased risk of chronic hypertension, placental dysfunction, and preterm labor.
- Reduces the risk of antepartum fetal death.
- Effect of Magnesium Supplement on Pregnancy Outcomes: A Randomized Control Trial
- Magnesium supplementation in pregnancy
- Cerebral spinal fluid and serum ionized magnesium and calcium levels in preeclamptic women during administration of magnesium sulfate
- Magnesium Deficiency in Pregnancy and its Effects on the Fetus
- Antenatal magnesium sulphate for the prevention of cerebral palsy in preterm born infants: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, multi-centre trial