Studies related to Infant Death Risk and Fish Oil

Fish-oil Supplementation In Pregnancy Does Not Reduce The Risk Of Gestational Diabetes Or Preeclampsia

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 2399
Sex Female
Age Range 18-29, 30-44
Body Types Overweight
Notes for this study:
800mg of DHA supplementation (via three 500mg omega-3 capsules) in pregnant women has failed to reduce the risk of pre-eclampsia, but appeared to be associated with reduced infant death (from a rate of 1.2% in control to 0.2% in DHA).