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Does my baby need vitamin D?

Health Canada recommends that all breast-fed, healthy term infants in Canada receive a daily vitamin D supplement of 400 IU.

Supplementation should begin at birth and continue until the infant’s diet includes at least 400 IU per day of vitamin D from other dietary sources or until the breast-fed infant reaches one year of age.

Dr. Peter Harland supports the recommendations.