The most influential journal in pediatrics shows current recommendation for breastfeeding women is severely inadequate.
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Professor Robert Heaney published an editorial in response to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force statement that there isn’t enough evidence to recommend screening for vitamin D deficiency.
A new randomized controlled trial reports, if you dose adequately, the breastfeeding mother can provide vitamin D in her breast milk by either single large monthly dose or by daily supplementation.
Professors Carol Wagner and Bruce Hollis have written a book discussing the history of vitamin D, metabolism of the vitamin, and vitamin D requirements in pregnancy, lactation, and infancy.
Dr Cannell talks with an expecting mother who wants to be sure her vitamin D levels are sufficient to provide her breastfeeding baby with vitamin D.
Dr Cannell reviews past research by Professors Wagner, Hollis and colleagues examining vitamin D levels in breastfeeding mothers and infants.
A Spanish study examined the association between vitamin D levels in pregnant women and pregnancy complications.
Dr Cannell discusses a clinical review by Dr. Eva Kocovska and colleagues which examines 35 papers published that deal with autism and vitamin D.
Dr. Cannell reviews a study from a Polish group that examine if the 400 IU daily vitamin D recommendation for infants is adequate.
Low birth weights are associated with both low and high 25(OH)D levels. Dr. Cannell explains why he thinks low birth weights for high levels of 25(OH)D is a good thing.