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What is the recommended daily intake of copper for my infant?

Between birth and age one, infants should get at least 200 to 220 micrograms of copper per day. Infants under six months of age are usually unable to eat foods containing copper. If you're concerned about copper in your infant's diet, talk to your pediatrician. Ask if your baby needs a supplement with copper in it. Once your baby is eating solid foods, enough copper will be available from those sources.

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