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Many Infants Are Not Getting Enough Vitamin D, Study Suggests
 

Many Infants Are Not Getting Enough Vitamin D, Study Suggests

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In a new study, many breast-feeding mothers said that they did not give vitamin D supplements daily to their infants.
 
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10 Jan 2017 - General
 
Shunjie Chua I agree; a simple online search also showed me about this recommendation, especially for breastfed infants since the mother has to consume very large amounts of Vitamin D in ...
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Lianne Marie Victoria Laruan Madhubabu kaaja I haven't heard about the recommendation either. But this does not mean that it i...
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today here doctors are prescribing vitamin D from 6 months above below 6 months not prescribing that what I observed. As Theekshana Abayawickrama told that mother milk contains vitamin D so ...
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In normal circumstances there is no need of supplementation for both mother and infants but if mother is not getting enough vitamin D to meet the needs of both than it is better to take vitamin D supplements than weaker bones and structural deformiti...
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In my opinion, infants should not require any additional supplementation. Breast milk contains most if not all nutrients a growing infant needs so unless the mother is severely deficient in nutrients, they should be fine. The lack of vitamin D must b...
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I haven’t heard about this recommendation, though I did wonder if my baby is getting enough Vitamin D. As a mother with a 1-month-old infant, I am also hesitant to give my child anything if it isn’t really needed. I may perhaps wait until he is 6 mon...
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The recommendation of reducing sun exposure is largely based on studies on individuals with Fitzpatrick types 1 and 2. I believe that the recommendation would be different in colored people who are present in large parts of Asia. This appears to be b...
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Yes, I have read that article but it does not mean that vitamin D drops can cause mortality. I have also given Vitamin D drops to my daughter but she is perfectly alright. Of course regular vitamin D supplementation by mothers should be taken but in ...
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That is true Tahira Nawaz . Exposing the baby in the sunlight should be limited to a required time and as well as we should consider the time that we should expose our child. Anyway, Have y...
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Mothers should be very careful as the risk of vitamin D deficiency in infants has been increasing. Breast milk does not have enough vitamin D to meet the needs of infant so infants must receive vitamin D drops to avoid deficiencies. It is also not sa...
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