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Nutritional Supplements for Thalassemia Children

Posted by Goh Chun Hui on November 30, 2014 at 12:30 PM

 

Baby/Children are often not eating as much food, as they should. Needless to mention, thalassemia patients included. Causing parents to be very concerned, whether their child is getting enough food and nutrients. Especially, in situation when they are not gaining as much weight, as they should or worst losing it. Worried it will affect their overall growth.


 

Without a doubt, every parent will always give their children the best of all they can. Therefore, they will try to look for solutions, tips or anything on what they can do to enhance their child situation or condition.


 

After some research, most parents will come into conclusion, that the best thing they could do is to ensure their kids are getting enough nutritions. The way is giving them additional supplements on top of their daily nutritional consumption from food products. Therefore, they will start asking people around, that they think will know what supplements is best to have.


 

Regardless, what you decide to give your child, always make sure to inform your child doctor about it. So, the doctor could give you more or better suggestions on your decision. Even if anything will to happen, that could be a result of the supplements you are giving your child. At least, the doctor will know what is going on, and can take necessary action from there.


 

So below is a list sample of some supplements, a mother is giving to her two years old thalassemia major child. Remember, you don't have to do exactly what she is doing, as every child needs and situation might be different. This is just an example, hoping to give you a brief idea on what types of supplements, people can expect to give their child on a regular daily basis.


 

 

  • Vitamin A - 600 IU

 


  • Vitamin B Complex Syrup - 5 ML

 

 

  • Vitamin D3 - 85 IU

 

 

  • Vitamin E - 0.3 IU

 

 

  • Zinc - Unknown

 


  • Cod Liver Oil - 0.3 ML or 1 to 2 Tablet Capsule



That's it for this update, take care (:

 


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