Tip 192: vitamin D

Vitamin D is required with calcium and phosphorus for bone mineralisation. ESPGHAN recommend 20-25 µg per day but this is difficult to achieve and prolonged supplementation at this level might be harmful, thus the aim is to provide 10µg/day. Abidec provides 10µg vitamin D per 0.6ml.

External link: Larmour, K., Owens, E., Shaw, V., 2014. Enteral nutrition for the preterm infant, version 2.0. Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust: London.

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