Last update: June 10, 2018
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
Daily allowance of Vitamin D for the breastfeeding woman is 400 IU per day which may be attained by a comprehensive and balanced diet. When treated do not exceed 6.400 IU per day and, if prolonged used, check-up for mother’s and child’s calcemia.
A balanced and comprehensive diet make it vitamin supplementation useless.
1 mg = 60.000 IU
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
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