For women experiencing PCOS-related infertility, a Vitamin D deficiency significantly decreases chances of pregnancy.
Affecting 5 to 10 per cent of women of reproductive age, PCOS is a hormonal disorder which may make achieving pregnancy problematic.
A new study led by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that women deficient in Vitamin D upon starting fertility treatments were 40 per cent less likely to become pregnant. This result held regardless of age, body mass index, race, metabolic functioning markers, or the nature of fertility treatment.
Read more about this important study in this ScienceDaily article: