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Why do the bones of a pregnant women soften, if she does not take sufficient calcium in her food ?

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The increased demand of calcium by the developing foetus stimulates secretions of parathormone, which, in turn causes increased mobilisation of bone minerals into the blood and thus softening of the bones.

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