When Supplements In Your Child's Diet Is Required ?
1. If is your child is unable to get vitamin B12, calcium, vitamin D through their diet due to non inclusion of dairy products.
2. When there is no adequate sunlight exposure, vitamin D deficiency is common leading to rickets and other bone and muscle growth related problems.
3. Iron deficiency is very common and left untreated could lead to anemia. Hence, toddlers are prescribed iron supplements. Ideally your tot should receive about 15 mg iron in a day. Encourage your child to take a balanced intake of all food groups. Make the dishes interesting and tasty for your little one to like. By doing this your child will get nutrition from all sources.