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When I was a child my mother gave me cod liver oil. Do I need to do that with my child?
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Back in old days, cod liver oil was an excellent source for vitamin a.
Nowadays, vitamin supplements are available in different forms and flavors over the counter.

In brief: No
Back in old days, cod liver oil was an excellent source for vitamin a.
Nowadays, vitamin supplements are available in different forms and flavors over the counter.
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Cod liver oil was an old way to be sure that the child had enough vitamin d.
While there is increasing concern about vitamin d deficiency in children and adults, some sun exposure without sunscreen, vitamin d milk and vitamins containing vitamin d would also be effective.

In brief: No
Cod liver oil was an old way to be sure that the child had enough vitamin d.
While there is increasing concern about vitamin d deficiency in children and adults, some sun exposure without sunscreen, vitamin d milk and vitamins containing vitamin d would also be effective.
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Dr. Craig Armstrong
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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Thank goodness we can drink milk instead.
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