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Can i give my formula fed baby (3m old) vit D3 drops, as a prophylactic like once weekly 200 iu (half dose), he drinks about 25-30 ounce per day?

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Dr. Nathan Lilya
Family Medicine

In brief: Formula babies

The recommended dose of vitamin d drops is to have at least 400 iu daily, and this is for all children ages 0-18.
Look at your formula. If it contains vitamin d, then use the drops to supplement. If it doesn't, make sure he/she is getting 400 iu from the drops. Good luck!

In brief: Formula babies

The recommended dose of vitamin d drops is to have at least 400 iu daily, and this is for all children ages 0-18.
Look at your formula. If it contains vitamin d, then use the drops to supplement. If it doesn't, make sure he/she is getting 400 iu from the drops. Good luck!
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