Vitamin D requirements during lactation : high-dose maternal supplementation as therapy to prevent hypovitaminosis D for both the mother and the nursing infant 1 – 4

@inproceedings{Hollis2004VitaminDR,
  title={Vitamin D requirements during lactation : high-dose maternal supplementation as therapy to prevent hypovitaminosis D for both the mother and the nursing infant 1 – 4},
  author={Bruce W. Hollis and Carol L. Wagner},
  year={2004}
}
Scientific data pertaining to vitamin D supplementation during lactation are scarce. The daily recommended intake for vitamin D during lactation has been arbitrarily set at 400 IU/d (10 g/d). This recommendation is irrelevant with respect to maintaining the nutritional vitamin D status of mothers and nursing infants, especially among darkly pigmented… CONTINUE READING