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Old 10-07-2009, 10:22 AM   #11
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Re: 9 reasons NOT to get the H1N1

Read that this morning! Thanks for posting it, I hope it helps a lot of mamas.

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Old 10-08-2009, 11:56 PM   #12
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Re: 9 reasons NOT to get the H1N1

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Yes, Vit D is essential for nursing mamas, especially during the winter months when there is less sun. I wouldn't take the mega-dose of 50,000 IU reported in that article as a nursing mom, but I think the current RDA of 400 IU is way too little. The Weston A Price Foundation (based on healthy primitive diets from around the world) recommends 2000 IU of Vitamin D per day for pregnant and nursing women as supplied through Cod Liver Oil, which also supplies the Omega 3 from animal source as recommended in the Mercola article.

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Wow, thanks for the info!

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Read that this morning! Thanks for posting it, I hope it helps a lot of mamas.
You're welcome. I hope so too!
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