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my friend's 2&4yr olds are pos for pertussis and theres a 4week old in the house too, EBF...how much Vit C can she give a baby that small and how much for herself?  TIA

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This is a chart I usually refer to.  It's from doctoryourself.com

 

 

 mg. of Vitamin "C"

 Body Weight

 Number of Doses

 Amt. per dose

35,000 mg.

220 lbs.

17-18

2,000 mg

18,000 mg

110 lbs.

18

1,000 mg.

9,000 mg.

55 lbs.

18

500 mg.

4,500 mg.

28 lbs.

9

500 mg.

2,300 mg.

14-15 lbs.

9

250 mg.

1,200 mg.

7-8 lbs.

9

130 - 135 mg.

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Thank you!

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This is a chart I usually refer to.  It's from doctoryourself.com

 

 

 mg. of Vitamin "C"

 Body Weight

 Number of Doses

 Amt. per dose

35,000 mg.

220 lbs.

17-18

2,000 mg

18,000 mg

110 lbs.

18

1,000 mg.

9,000 mg.

55 lbs.

18

500 mg.

4,500 mg.

28 lbs.

9

500 mg.

2,300 mg.

14-15 lbs.

9

250 mg.

1,200 mg.

7-8 lbs.

9

130 - 135 mg.

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