Table 15

Impact of magnesium supplementation on stillbirth and perinatal mortality


Location and Type of Study


Stillbirths/Perinatal Outcomes

Reviews and meta-analyses

Makrides M, et al. 2001 [107]

3 RCTs. Austria, Hungary, Switzerland.

Compared supplementation with different forms of magnesium vs. placebo (controls).

SBR: RR = 1.00 (95% CI: 0.29–3.44) [NS]

Yakoob et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009 9(Suppl 1):S3   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-9-S1-S3

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