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Necessary vitamin supplements for babies

As a newborn grows older, his or her body's nutritional requirements increase and a well-balanced diet is essential for this. In some circumstances, however, supplements such as Vitamins may be required to enhance the current regimen.

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The daily dose of vitamins your child gets from breastmilk will be reduced as your child grows older and prefers solid foods over formula. In this instance, it would be important to determine whether or not the vitamin content is still at an optimal level. When there is a decent ratio of solid food to formula, your doctor may suggest you put your kid on supplements.

Here are common vitamins supplements you can give your baby

1 Vitamin D 

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This is one of the most important vitamins that doctors recommend for babies as they get older. For newborns, vitamin D promotes healthy bone formation and the sunlight is also a great source, but babies should not be exposed to the sun for long periods. As a result, eating foods high in Vitamin D, such as eggs and fish, can help boost your Vitamin D levels.

2 Vitamin A

 Vitamin A is another vitamin that aids in the development of the eyes, the immune system, and the maintenance of a healthy and clear complexion. Vitamin A is found in a variety of fruits and vegetables, as well as dairy products.

3 Vitamin C 

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This is one of the simplest vitamins to obtain and keep at a healthy level in the body. Most babies obtain enough by consuming many fruits and vegetables, such as broccoli, peppers, tomatoes, kiwi, oranges, and lime, which have the essential quantity.

4 Fluoride

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Your baby's need for fluoride will become apparent as he or she grows older, beginning with the eruption of the first teeth. Fluoride supplements are available or fluoride water but they have the adverse effect of coloring the teeth.

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