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Should I be giving my breastfeeding infant any vitamin supplements?

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Dr. Beth Brown
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In brief: Vitamin D

Breastmilk is a complete source of nutrition for infants with the exception of Vitamin D.
Typically Vitamin D is obtained from sun exposure, but because dermatologists recommend avoiding sun exposure for infants, it is best to give them Vitamin D as a supplement. Infant Vitamin D drops or in 'tri-vi-sol' drops which also contain vitamins A&K are both available options.

In brief: Vitamin D

Breastmilk is a complete source of nutrition for infants with the exception of Vitamin D.
Typically Vitamin D is obtained from sun exposure, but because dermatologists recommend avoiding sun exposure for infants, it is best to give them Vitamin D as a supplement. Infant Vitamin D drops or in 'tri-vi-sol' drops which also contain vitamins A&K are both available options.
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