Vitamin D Deficiency in Pregnancy and in Babies and Children
Vitamin D is Critical to Your Health and the Health of your Children
Vitamin D influences key functions in the body and deficiency has been implicated in many diseases. Dr. John Cannell of the Vitamin D Council says that Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy endangers the mother’s life and health, and is linked to many health issues in the child, particularly autism, asthma, and autoimmune disorders.
Details about Vitamin D Supplements for Pregnancy, Babies and Children
Listen to this interview with John Cannell, MD, Director of the Vitamin D Council on preventing vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy, babies and children. He gives specifics on how much vitamin D you should take and give your child and provides important details about vitamin D supplements.
Important NOTE: There are two kinds of vitamin D supplements: vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol), the kind our skin makes, and vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol), a synthetic variant. You should only supplement with vitamin D3, NOT vitamin D2.
This interview can be found at CureChild.com – available to CureChild members