Scurvy in Infants
I have been reading my mother’s old medical manuals from 1940 again. I have never thought about infants getting scurvy from lack of vitamin C, but apparently, it was a problem prior to WW2.
In a discussion of scurvy, it states the following.
This is something I have never given any consideration too. Scurvy is easily preventable, if you eat fresh vegetables and fruits. Pine needle tea and rose hips are an excellent source of vitamin C. You may also want to store vitamin C tablets.
Here are links to articles on infantile scurvy