Iodine deficiency amongst pregnant women in South-West England.
Shields, B. M.
Pearce, E. N.
Braverman, L. E.
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Iodine deficiency in pregnancy may impair foetal neurological development. The UK population is generally thought to be iodine sufficient; however recent studies have questioned this assumption. Our study aimed to explore the prevalence of iodine deficiency in a cohort of pregnant mothers from South-West England.