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For women, 20-30 is the maintenance of bone health is the key for ten years, after thirty years, the bone will be accompanied by the growth of the age and loss. You need a daily intake of 1000 mg of calcium, equivalent to three cups of milk products; and the intake of 1000 international units of vitamin D above, this needs to eat some sea food supplement. Because vitamin D compared to uptake, so that we can use some vitamin D nutrition.
VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTATION IN BREASTFEEDING Breastfeeding is the preferred method of feeding an infant. Breastmilk is the only food or drink that healthy, full-term babies will need for the first six months. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends “that all breastfed infants be given supplemental vitamin D.” If you are concerned that your baby may be at risk for Vitamin D deficiency you should consult your doctor or health care professional. What is Vitamin D? People make vitamin D when the skin is exposed to sunlight. In certain climates sun exposure is limited. Because there are no naturally occurring good food sources of Vitamin D, milk products are fortified with it to prevent rickets. What are the symptoms of Vitamin D deficiency rickets? Soft bones Bowed legs Fractures Muscle weakness Who is at risk for Vitamin D deficiency? People with darker skin Those who wear clothing that covers most of their skin when outdoors Someone with limited sun exposure People who live in climates with limited sun exposure An infant of a mother who had poor Vitamin D status during pregnancy What can I do to decrease the risk? Get out and enjoy the sunshine in small increments to prevent skin damage Wear light clothing that allows your skin exposure to the sun Drink milk fortified with Vitamin D and take your prenatal vitamins while pregnant and breastfeeding Allow your baby to get some sunshine in small increments while using sunscreen for longer periods to avoid sunburn
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