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A 37-year-old male asked:

There are studies that show a breastfeeding mom can take vitamin d supplements in the 4000-6000 range and have it pass vitamin d onto their babies in similar amounts to direct supplementation. is it likely safe in those dosages?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Please follow up with your OB. Prenatal vitamins and Vit D in usual doses are usually recommended. Avoid supplements that are not approved and studied in clinical trials.
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