Rickets/Osteomalacia

Also indexed as:Osteomalacia
Ensure your children get the necessary nutrients their growing bones need. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
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Ensure your children get the necessary nutrients their growing bones need. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
  • Get more daily D

    Make sure your child eats foods rich in vitamin D and calcium and spends a little time every day in the sun

  • Take your child for a checkup

    Visit a healthcare professional to determine if your child’s rickets is caused by a treatable medical condition, and to determine the best nutritional treatment

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