The effect of omega-3 on pre-eclampsia

In this single-blinded randomised controlled trial (RCT), 50 pregnant women were given 1000mg omega-3 and 50 given a placebo. The women aged form 20-40 yrs old. A significant difference was found between the two groups regarding the rate and intensity of pre-eclampsia (p<0.05 and p=0.01 respectively). A significant correlation between the omega-3 group and pregnancy outcomes such as birth weight and apgar score (P <0.001 and P <0.01 respectively).

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Ranjkesh, F., et al., Effect of omeg-3 supplementation on preeclampsia in high risk pregnant women. JQUMS, 2011. 15(2): p. 28.