Supplementation for Infants

*From about 5 weeks of age, a baby needs a daily supplement of D-vitamin drops. D-vitamin drops often contains D3, which is made from animals. If you are vegetarian, you can also get D2-drops that are plant based. Today, D2-drops are also available as spray.

*At 6 months age, a baby also needs iron rich foods like iron-fortified cereals.

*If a baby is a vegan, it is important to give a supplement of B12 as soon as baby is weaned from breastfeeding, in addition to continuing with daily vitamin D supplementation.

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