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Trusted NHS help and advice during pregnancy, birth and parenthood

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Vitamin D

It's that time of year when we cannot make enough vitamin D from sunshine.

To keep bones and muscles healthy, it's best to take a vitamin D supplement every day between October and early March. Just 10 micrograms a day is all you need – it's the same for kids and grown-ups.

National Breastfeeding Helpline

For confidential breastfeeding information and support, call the National Breastfeeding Helpline on 0300 100 0212.

Lines are open 9:30am to 9:30pm every day.

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