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You won't here much at Mothering about a Vitamin D deficiency, because there's no such thing in a breastfed baby. The problem is a lack of sufficient sunlight aka a Sunlight Deficiency.

The AAP decided to make Vitamin D supplementation a rule when they decided that all children need to use sunscreen.

http://www.mothering.com/articles/ne...eficiency.html

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The natural sources of vitamin D for nurslings are primarily the stores they developed prenatally (for newborns) and the vitamin D they produce with exposure of their skin to sunlight...

Exclusively breastfed Caucasian infants under six months of age (39° N; Cincinnati, Ohio, US) are expected to achieve adequate vitamin D status when exposed to sunlight for 30 minutes per week (diaper only) or two hours per WEEK (fully clothed without a hat).
 
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