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Hearing loss in infants

Hearing loss is one of the most common health conditions in the United States, and it affects all age groups, including infants. This kind of hearing loss is known as “pre-lingual” since it occurs before a child learns to speak. For babies with hearing loss, hearing aidsare often recommended to help withlanguage development. Untreated hearing loss… Read More »

Why vitamin d for infants

Vitamin D deficiency rickets among breastfed infants is rare, but it can occur if an infant does not receive additional vitamin D from foods, a vitamin D supplement, or adequate exposure to sunlight. Nutrient Information from the the American Society for Nutritional Sciences includes current information on food sources, diet recommendations, deficiencies, toxicity, clinical uses,… Read More »