A 29-year-old female asked:
should i be giving my breastfeeding infant any vitamin supplements?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Beth Brown answered
Specializes in Pediatrics
Vitamin D: Breastmilk is a complete source of nutrition for infants with the exception of Vitamin D. Typically Vitamin D is obtained from sun exposure, but because dermatologists recommend avoiding sun exposure for infants, it is best to give them Vitamin D as a supplement. Infant Vitamin D drops or in 'tri-vi-sol' drops which also contain vitamins A&K are both available options.
Answered on Oct 6, 2015
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