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Should i be giving my 4 mo old infant multivitamin drops or is formula and purees meeting her vitamin requirements?

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Dr. Ashraf Abdel Azeem answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Infant vitamins. : Only small amounts of vitamin d are transferred in breast milk. That's why the american academy of pediatrics (aap) now recommends that you give your breastfed baby a supplement of 400 iu per day of vitamin d, starting in the first few days of life. Babies who are fully or partially formula fed but drink less than 32 ounces of formula a day also need a daily 400 iu vitamin d supplement

Answered 5/17/2020



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