Breast-Fed Babies Aren’t Getting Enough Vitamin D, Study Suggests – Huffington Post

Researchers surveyed 184 women who were breast-feeding, and found that most did not give vitamin D supplements daily to their infants. Because breast milk has low levels of vitamin D, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that breast-fed infants, and those who are fed formula in addition to breastmilk, receive 400 international units (IU) of vitamin D per day, beginning in the first few days of life.

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