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Vitamin D Information and Resources

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Daily Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D

Vitamin D and Calcium Report Brief Opens a new browser window.
Institute of Medicine completed a review of potential health outcomes associated with calcium and vitamin D to update the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs).

Office of Dietary Supplements: National Institutes of Health –Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet on Vitamin D

Fact sheet that includes recommended intakes, sources of vitamin D, information on vitamin D deficiency, and a summary of the findings on vitamin D and health.
For Providers: Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Vitamin D 
For Consumers: Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Vitamin D Quick Facts 

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Committee Opinion: Vitamin D Screening and Supplementation During Pregnancy
Screening of vitamin D levels in pregnancy should be limited to those identified at risk. Routine vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy should be contained to a prenatal vitamin.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Vitamin D Supplementation for Infants 
Recommends that breastfed babies obtain adequate Vitamin D from other sources than breastmilk. 

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Recommendations 

Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation to Prevent Cancer and Osteoporotic Fractures Opens a new browser window.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force) has issued final recommendations on Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation to Prevent Fractures.




The Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Program  sent a letter and attachments on Vitamin D and Rickets to Public Health Providers and programs in June 2007:

2007 Letter to Health Care Providers (PDF) Opens a new browser window.

Background Information for 2007 Letter (PDF)Opens a new browser window.

FAQs (PDF) Opens a new browser window.

Last modified on: 7/13/2016 3:49 PM