Vitamin D and fluoride are two typical examples of dietary supplements given to infants, children and adolescents. They allow to prevent specific diseases as rickets and dental caries, respectively, but questions have been suggested about adequate dosages and risk of excess. Neonates, particularly preterm, are a special risk class because of possible nutritional deficiency during hospitalization and post-discharge.
- Dietary supplements
- Vitamin D
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology