Vitamin D is naturally produced when the skin is in contact with direct sunlight. It is also present in a limited amount in a small number of foods, such as fatty fish, eggs, and red meat.
Vitamin D regulates the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body and promotes the general health of bones, teeth, and muscles of both the baby and the mother.
Every adult, including pregnant and breastfeeding women, should consider a daily supplement of 10 micrograms of Vitamin D.
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