Last year my child (16 years of age) was diagnosed with a vitamin D deficiency. His physician instructed me to get him outside for at least twenty minutes a day for sunshine and without sunscreen in order to get his vitamin D built back up. However, one of his teachers, when she heard of this, told me that sending a child outside without sun screen was tantamount to abuse. I chose to follow the doctor's orders and my son recuperated from his deficiency. I didn't hear anything else from the worried teacher, however I have to wonder why a teacher would even think to contradict a doctor's advice?
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Thank you teaches12345. I don't know if they did or not; at the time I was too concerned about my son to report it.
Kevin, I hadn't thought of that before but you could be right.
Very reasonable, bjspivey-rivers, and thank you for commenting!