Prevention of rickets in children
Everyone knows that the disease is easier to prevent than treat, this is one hundred percent related to rickets. Preventive measures help not only to avoid the development of severe bone changes, but, with the right approach, you can forever forget about this disease.
Preventative measures for the prevention of rickets are composed of several components:
Rational treatment of the child;
Regular walks in the fresh air;
Prophylactic intake of vitamin D.
It should be noted that these preventive measures must begin immediately after the birth of the baby (postnatal prevention). By the way, the prevention of rickets should begin before the birth of a child, but more on this later.
The best and indispensable for the baby the first two years of life is breast milk.
If the baby is on natural feeding, then it is necessary to pay attention to the nutrition of the nursing mother. The ration of the nursing mother should be diverse and contain a sufficient amount of protein (including animal origin), fat, carbohydrates, vitamins and trace elements. Nursing women are advised to continue taking multivitamins, provided that the child does not have allergies on them.