Sunshine, Vitamin D, infants

Vitamin D levels are increased in infants exposed to the sun. A 30-minute exposure per week with the infant clothed only in a diaper, or a two-hour exposure per week for a fully clothed (without hat) is felt adequate to maintain satisfactory vitamin D levels. (Journal of Pediatrics 107(3)372-376, 2001)
Copyright 2001 Phylis A Austin

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