For the most part,babies and children are not getting enough Vitamin D in their diets. As the world moves to a more sedentary and protective lifestyle we are depriving our children of something they need more of and that is Vitamin D. This is a vitamin that the human body cannot create in sufficient amounts therefore rendering it essential. The only ways you can get Vitamin D is through either consuming a food/beverage that has it, such as milk, or through sunlight.

Our bodies take in the sunlight that we walk through every day and turn that into Vitamin D and this Vitamin D is used as a building block for the body. It is used for strong bone growth, absorbs calcium, and can help prevent conditions like diabetes or heart disease as well as supporting the immune system.  

Without vitamin D your children could face serious consequences such as Rickets, which is a bowing of long bones due to vitamin D deficiency. The scariest part is they are likely already not getting enough of it in their day to day lives. Some studies say that one in 10 children in the United States alone suffers from Vitamin D deficiencies. The best way to make sure your child will have sufficient vitamin D in their diets is through vitamin supplements like BabyVites.

Our oil-based vitamins are made for both infants and children. They are easy to mix into food and drinks and come with all the Vitamin D your child needs as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. 

Common Causes Of Vitamin D Deficiency

Are you concerned your child may be dealing with Vitamin D deficiency? While this isn’t the same for every child, and you should always consult with a doctor, there are some common causes of Vitamin D deficiency in babies and children.

  • Limited exposure to sunlight
  • Babies who are only breastfed
  • People with certain health conditions (cystic fibrosis, IBD) 

The best way to combat this is of course by going outside with your child and giving them milk or food that contains Vitamin D, but sometimes even with your best efforts your child still isn’t getting enough. That’s where BabyVites can help you.

If you want to make sure your child is getting more Vitamin D then go ahead and start shopping. We offer vitamins for both infants and children that are full of more than just Vitamin D. BabyVites will help your baby or child grow into proper health. 

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