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Vitamin Supplement In infants till what age - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello Doc
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   i wanna ask what age of infants must be given vitamins?
User :   is it from birth?
Doctor :   you mean oral vitamins?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   is it right to give for 2 weeks old infants?
Doctor :   infants should be kept on breast milk only for atleast 6 months
Doctor :   one individual hardly needs oral vitamin tablets
User :   ohhh no vitamins with needed?
Doctor :   unless his/her diet is not proper
Doctor :   what is the age of infant?
User :   1 month
Doctor :   ok'
User :   drop vitamins
User :   is it not ok?
Doctor :   is there any deficiency?
Doctor :   any symptoms?
User :   nope
User :   just give by the midwife
Doctor :   ok'
Doctor :   was he ill
User :   no
Doctor :   some days back
Doctor :   then no need

Doctor :   is he breast fed
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