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A 30-year-old female asked:

26.9 ng/ml vitamin d 7 months postpartum. unsure if levels were low during pregnancy. risk of rickets and tooth issues for my baby? no teeth yet, 8 mo

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Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Give baby Vit D: Ideal Vit D levels are >30, so yours is marginal. It is never too late to start Vit D supplement for your infant. Breast milk has minimal Vit D but formulas are usually fortified with vitamins and 32 oz will provide about 400 IU a day. Current recommendations for infants 6-12 mo has been raised to 600 U/d or 800 if premature at birth, and a 1000/day after 12 month. Teeth often erupt after 9 mo
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