Vitamin D supplementation for term breastfed infants to prevent vitamin D deficiency and improve bone health

To determine the effect of vitamin D supplementation given to:

  • infants compared to placebo or no intervention on vitamin D deficiency, bone density and growth in healthy term breastfed infants;
  • lactating mothers compared to placebo or no intervention on vitamin D deficiency, bone density and growth in healthy term breastfed infants;
  • infants compared to vitamin D supplementation given to lactating mothers on vitamin D deficiency, bone density and growth in healthy term breastfed infants;
  • infants compared periods of infant sun exposure on vitamin D deficiency, bone density and growth in healthy term breastfed infants.

For each of the above comparisons:

  • to determine adverse effects from vitamin D supplementation compared to placebo, no intervention or other interventions in healthy term breastfed infants.

This is a protocol.

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