How do I manage rickets on a daily basis?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Managing rickets on a daily basis is a matter of ensuring that your child is getting the appropriate levels of vitamin D, calcium, and phosphorus. Give them fish and plenty of vitamin D fortified products, like bread, breakfast cereal, orange juice, and milk products. Allow for moderate levels of sun exposure. If symptoms of rickets have already developed, consult a physician to monitor your child's progress. If kidney disorders are the cause of rickets, follow the recommended supplement schedule provided by your doctor.

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