Gareth is a Lecturer of Physiology at Chester Medical School and is Program Leader for BMedSci Medical Science. Gareth has expertise in the physiology of pregnancy and specializes in maternal and fetal health particularly the condition known as fetal growth restriction. He is an active supporter of student wellbeing and also a qualified mental health first aider.
Once the child is eating other forms of food, like yogurts, cow’s milk and eggs, they are getting the vitamin D themselves. So supplementation is only advised for as long as breastfeeding is the sole source of food.8 March 2022