The results of the study by the international group of scientists has shown that daylight is extremely necessary for a person still in the womb, because without his influence the organs of vision does not develop properly.
How much time and how often the mother will be exposed to sun light, depends how well will see her future child. The obtained results will give modern medicine basic understanding of how to develop children's visual organs, and the development of eye diseases, say scientists who conducted the study.
International group, composed of representatives of Children's hospital medical center in Cincinnati, as well as scientists from the University of California, in his report, published in the journal "Nature" clearly demonstrated the risk of retinopatia in those children whose mothers were not under the influence of sunlight. This condition can result in negative impact on the formation of children's vision, and it can lead to the development of childhood blindness.
These findings are based on a series of experiments conducted on mice. It was found that the development of the eye after birth, as in humans and animals, and occurs in several stages. During one of the stages, the organism is determined by the value of the number of photons, which is achieved by the parent body in the last weeks of pregnancy.
In rodents this stage comes after the 16th day of pregnancy, which is equivalent to the third trimester of pregnancy in women. It is the photons have an impact on the production of melanopsin protein that affects the development of ocular blood vessels of the baby at birth.
One of the functions of melanopsin is that it limits the growth of blood vessels. When it is too low, the blood vessels located in the retina develop without any obstacles. Their uncontrolled development leads to damage of the retina is retinopathy, which increases pressure inside the eye and can lead to significant vision loss or blindness.
In that case, if the future mother sufficient time was under sunlight, the risk of this condition begins in proportion to subside.