Vitamin D and breastfeeding

I was asked on healthtap why newborns are given trivisol drops which contain Vitamins A, C, and D. Breastfeeding babies milk is low in Vitamin D. Vitamin D is needed to absorb calcium and build strong bones. Breastmilk is therefore supplemented with Vitamin D to assure the newborn with build strong bones and grow well.


How Much Calcium DO I NEED-

Group Milligrams Per Day
1 – 3 years 500 mg
4 – 8 years 800 mg
9 – 18 years 1,300 mg
19 – 50 years 1,000 mg
51+ years 1,200 mg
Pregnancy and breast feeding 1,000 – 3,000 mg