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Vitamin D3 Drops for Babies
Vitamin D3 Drops for Babies
Vitamin D3 Drops for Babies

Vitamin D3 Drops for Babies

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Note: This product can only be shipped to US addresses Hello Sunshine! The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends all breastfed babies receive a vitamin D supplement beginning the first few days of life. Hello UpSpring Baby D! Our new, all-natural, liquid vitamin D supplement gives your baby the all-natural vitamin D they need. Why UpSpring Baby D?
  • It’s the cleanest, most natural, purest form of vitamin D for babies.
  • It contains only two ingredients: vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) and Fractionated Coconut Oil.
  • It’s the AAP recommended daily dose (400 IU) of infant vitamin D in one concentrated dose.
  • It’s all-natural: free of colors, stains, flavors, odors or sugars. It is gluten-free and non-GMO.
  • It promotes calcium absorption to help baby develop healthy bones and teeth.
  • It can be given orally (placed on nipple, finger or pacifier) or mixed with milk, food or water.
  • It’s pediatrician and lactation consultant recommended for use from newborn to one year old and is Made in the USA.

Good for the Whole Family Research tells us that it is important to maintain healthy vitamin D levels throughout our lives, from fetal development to old age. We stay close to the science on vitamin D and have found that, depending on diet and sunshine exposure, some children may need more.  UpSpring Baby Vitamin D3 Drops Common Questions   What is the dosage? According to the Office of Dietary Supplements, for kids 1 to 8 years old, the safe upper limit is 2,500 to 3,000 IU each day. For reference, our Vitamin D Drops contain 400 IUs of Vitamin D per serving. We recommend that you always consult with your pediatrician with any dosage questions. How does Baby D taste? There is no taste in UpSpring Baby D.  We use only two all natural ingredients, D3 and fractionated coconut oil, so our drops are free of taste and odor.   Is Baby D vegan? No. The all natural Vitamin D3 that we use is derived from sheep's wool. If you are looking for a vegan D alternative you would need to use D2. Does this product contain soy, lactose or dairy? No. It doesn't contain any of those ingredients.
A Label You Can Trust UpSpring Baby D gives your baby the all-natural vitamin D they need in one concentrated dose of AAP recommended 400 IU. With only two ingredients, it’s the cleanest, most natural, purest form of vitamin D3. How to Use Wellbaby D Give baby one dose of UpSpring Baby D vitamin D every day. Simply squeeze and fill the easy to use dropper to the designated 0.2 mL line and give directly to baby or mix with milk, food or water. You can also place the small amount of vitamin D on the nipple, finger or pacifier. Allow baby to suck for 30 seconds after application. Sizing info: 20 ml bottle. 90 day supply.

How Important is Vitamin D?

Very. Babies grow fast! And vitamin D is vital to healthy bones and teeth and performs many important functions. But breast milk alone may not contain adequate amounts of it, so the AAP recommends that all infants receive 400 IU of vitamin D daily, beginning the first few days of life. Experts tell us that much of our life-long health is pre-programmed in childhood, and that many adult health problems can be traced to nutrition during childhood. A child’s vitamin D level appears to be a prime example. 

Sun’s Natural Vitamin
Vitamin D comes from the sun, but sun exposure is not recommended for babies under six months of age. And sun exposure is sometimes a sticking point to begin with—and not just because of skin cancer fears. The hard part is figuring out the amount of time your kids need to spend in the sun in order to maintain sufficient vitamin D levels. That’s because there are a lot of things that affect our ability to make vitamin D—things like the degree of skin pigmentation, change of seasons, sunscreen use, clothing cover-up and latitude. 

Give Your Kids the Best
With everything that we moms have to worry about, don’t leave vitamin D up to chance. Go with what the AAP recommends—a supplement of 400 IU per day of vitamin D for your baby beginning in the first few days of life and continuing through the first year.

Studies have shown that about 60 percent of children may have below optimal levels of vitamin D (at or below 20 ng/ml) and one in ten U.S. children are deficient (levels below 15 ng/ml) and should be treated with supplements.
Safe, Simple, Pure We only put two simple, all-natural ingredients—vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) and Fractionated Coconut Oil into UpSpring Baby D. Why Fractionated Coconut Oil What’s Fractionated Coconut Oil, you might ask? We use Fractionated Coconut Oil to make our D3 into a liquid that’s easy for babies to take. Fractionated Coconut Oil contains only the medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) of coconut oil. MCTs are important because they protect the vitamin D so it won’t go bad. MCTs are healthful and efficiently used by the body for energy, which means they are not stored as body fat. And what you get is a non-greasy, non-staining, light liquid oil that you can feel good about.
As Important as What’s Inside is What Isn’t UpSpring Baby D is:
  • Free of colors, preservatives, flavors, odors or sugars
  • Allergen Free
  • Non GMO
  • Gluten Free

How do I administer UpSpring Baby D?
Simply squeeze out one drop on to your finger. You can also mix with food or juice or dispense into baby’s mouth. Avoid bottle touching baby’s tongue or lips to avoid cross contamination.

What does UpSpring Baby D taste like?
It’s tasteless because it has no added flavors.

Do I need to refrigerate UpSpring Baby D after opening?
No, but it should be protected from heat, light and moisture.

Doesn’t my baby get enough vitamin D from the sun?
Sun exposure is not recommended for babies under six months of age so pediatricians recommend a daily vitamin D supplement. And sun exposure is sometimes a sticking point to begin with—and not just because of skin cancer fears. The hard part is figuring out the amount of time your kids need to spend in the sun in order to maintain sufficient vitamin D levels. That’s because there are a lot of things that affect our ability to make vitamin D—things like the degree of skin pigmentation, change of seasons, sunscreen use, clothing cover-up and latitude. But with everything else that we moms have to juggle, it’s just easier to go with what the AAP recommends—a supplement of 400 IU per day of vitamin D for all infants beginning in the first few days of life and continuing through the first year.

When should I start giving my baby a vitamin D supplement?
The AAP recommends that all infants receive 400 IU of vitamin D daily beginning the first few days of life. Experts tell us that much of our life-long health is pre-programmed in childhood, and that many adult health problems can be traced to nutrition during childhood. A child’s vitamin D level appears to be a prime example. 

Do my older kids also need a vitamin D supplement?
Studies have shown that about 60 percent of children may have below optimal levels of vitamin D (at or below 20 ng/ml) and one in ten U.S. children are deficient (levels below 15 ng/ml) and should be treated with supplements. Our UpSpring Kid D3 gummy is the perfect way to make sure all kids get enough vitamin D.
If you are interested in your child’s vitamin D levels, your pediatrician can order a simple blood test to test the level of vitamin D3.

What is rickets?
Vitamin D is essential for strong bones because it helps the body to properly use calcium from the diet. A severe vitamin D deficiency can result in nutritional rickets, a condition in which the bone tissue doesn't properly mineralize.

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms include:

  • Brittle bones leading to increased bone fractures
  • Skeletal and dental deformities
  • Stunted growth
  • Bone pain and tenderness
  • Muscle weakness and cramps

The scary part is that many kids are vitamin D deficient long before they show signs of rickets. Untreated vitamin D deficiency can go unnoticed but over time can affect other organs and functions, especially bone growth and strength, metabolism and immunity.


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