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Is it safe to give my 11month baby( vitamin d) drops in winter?

Is it safe to give my 11month baby( vitamin d) drops in winter?

Safe and wise: Babies need vit d just as much as adults- probably even more as it is essential for bone growth ; immune function. The vitamin d council recommends infants get 1000- 2000 iu of d a day in winter months (and year-round if your baby does not get adequate mid-day sun). ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I am giving my baby 16 months vitamin D 4 drops daily when can i stop it ?

I am giving my baby 16 months vitamin D 4 drops daily when can i stop it ?

Vitamin D supplement: Vitamin D deficiency is extremely common in both children and adults. If you are no longer breast feeding, you can stop the supplements whenever you feel is appropriate, but pay careful attention and make sure your toddler is eating plenty of foods with Vitamin D and plays in the sunshine regularly. ...Read more

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If my baby spits up right after been given vitamin d drops should I regive the vitamin d? Spit up not a minute after

If my baby spits up right after been given vitamin d drops  should I regive the vitamin d? Spit up not a minute after

.: If the vitamin drops are given as a prophylaxis then 1 missed dose should not cause any problems. Don't give any more. If the vitamin is given as a treatment for a specific illness, please tell me what the illness is so we can decide. ...Read more

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Baby gets 8oz formula and about 22oz of breast milk. Do we still need to give vitamin D drops? Can I take extra Vitamin D to pass thru breast milk?

Baby gets 8oz formula and about 22oz of breast milk. Do we still need to give vitamin D drops? Can I take extra Vitamin D to pass thru breast milk?

But D supplement: Breast feeding is aimed of the best things you can do for your baby, but Vitamin D is not readily available in breast milk. Even with partial supplementation with formula, Vitamin D drops for your baby as a precautionary measure would be wise. ...Read more

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My baby was prescribed nystatin for thrush on his tongue. Is it safe to still give him vitamin d drops while taking this? Thank you

My baby was prescribed nystatin for thrush on his tongue. Is it safe to still give him vitamin d drops while taking  this? Thank you

Thrush: Nystatin is safe to give. I would give the vit d 1 hour after nystatin. Was the baby prescribed vit d? Young infants should not need vit d and you should consult your pediatrician if not prescribed to be sure the dose is safe. ...Read more

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When it is recommended to give calcium to infant? I have eight months child i give him only vitamin d drops ...He got one teeth only and didn't crawl?

When it is recommended to give calcium to infant? I have eight months child i give him only vitamin d  drops ...He got one teeth only and didn't crawl?

Calcium supplement: As long as the child has a balanced diet including milk and vitamin supplement, he should be ok for now. Expect him to crawl soon, but you need to keep him on the floor to learn it, if he is all the time held in a swing all the times. ...Read more

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Why do babies and older children need vitamin d?

Why do babies and older children need vitamin d?

PEOPLE need it: Not just babies and children. The reason we need it is that our skin makes it when exposed to sunlight in the proper wavelength. When you live in a temperate climate and spend much of your time indoors and/or clothed, you are likely deficient. Vitamin D isn't just for bones. It acts as a hormone that helps to regulate the immune system, and you shouldn't be without it. ...Read more

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My baby is 8 days she was born 5.776 pounds is it safe to give her vitamin D?

My baby is 8 days she was born 5.776 pounds is it safe to give her vitamin D?

Vit D for infants: Vit D is recommended supplementation for breasted babies since it doesn't provide needed daily requirement, a nature's paradox. If your baby gets formula mainly ( or at least 60% of milk ingested) there is no need to supplement as it has already been added in the baby formula. ...Read more

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