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can a breastfed baby have problems with malnutrition?

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Dr. Albert Melaragno
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Possible: It is possible because although breast milk is the best milk source for newborns, it is lacking in vitamins D, A, and K, Breast fed babies should receive supplemental vitamins and additional Vitamin D. Also in the beginning, babies should be monitored for weight gain to ensure adequate milk intake

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