Author | Carol L Wagner

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Vitamin D: Benefits for bone, and beyond

November 01, 2006

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We are not yet sure how much vitamin D a growing child needs, but we do know that most need more than they get. New recommendations are forthcoming but, until they are formulated, pediatricians should encourage maximal vitamin D intake from food, supplements, and outdoor activities whenever possible.

Challenges in breastfeeding: Maternal considerations

May 01, 2002

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When a newborn or his mother is too ill for him to nurse, the pediatrician can do much to help her pump properly, maintain her milk supply, initiate breastfeeding, and more.