Vitamin D levels of the term Small for date newborns at birth and at 3 month of age after vitamin D supplementation with 2 different doses 400IU v/s 800IU- A Randomized control trial

Prof S.Manazir Ali


Daily supplementation of vitamin D seems to b the most appropriate way to prevent its deficiency and its manifestations.  Many studies have suggested Vitamin D Defiency in New born, but we do not have any standard guidelines for Vitamin D supplementation in these patients. The objective was to study the effect of vitamin D supplementation in a dose of 400IU v/s 800IU on vitamin D status of healthy small for date term newborn babies who are exclusively breast fed for 3 months.

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