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Old 06-24-2013, 12:29 AM   #21
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Re: Supplements and the breast fed baby?

The weight check thing is totally normal and our provider combined it with a lactation consultant "follow up".
Vitamin D deficiency is a really complex issue. Consider that breast fed babies do not need the same ratio as adults and children. Babies have lighter skin that is likely more involved in susceptible to the photo reactive synthesis of vitamin D. If you are taking a walk with you baby then you and she are likely both getting enough conversion of vitamin D unless you have dark skin and choose a diet high in cereals and grains.
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