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Is my breastfeeding baby getting enough vitamin d?
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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine
In brief: Probably
The vitamin d in breastmilk is more bioavailable to the baby than in regualr milk.
Make sure you are getting enough sunshine at this time of year. About 15 minutes a day, if it is warm and not too bright, your infant can benefit too. We've all become a little bit too overboard with sunscreen and that can lower the vitamin d levels too. Sun shine is not bad, sun burn is. Be cautious & limited

In brief: Probably
The vitamin d in breastmilk is more bioavailable to the baby than in regualr milk.
Make sure you are getting enough sunshine at this time of year. About 15 minutes a day, if it is warm and not too bright, your infant can benefit too. We've all become a little bit too overboard with sunscreen and that can lower the vitamin d levels too. Sun shine is not bad, sun burn is. Be cautious & limited
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