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Baby suffering from delayed milestones due to head injury. Blood test shows vitamin D deficiency. Solution?

my baby is 17 months old and suffering from delayed milestones due to head injury .recent blood test show severe vit d deficiency....2.26ng/mol.ON consulting orthopedic is suggesting calciferol 0000 unit i sachet daily for 10 days but my padeatric neurologistis suggesting 0000 units per week for 5 weeks. what should i do?
Asked On : Tue, 26 Mar 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query.

What mile stones she attained till now?

What is the extent of the delay in mile stones?

And she needs evaluation by a developmental pediatrician to look for the causes, extent, and the domains of developmental delay so that early intervention measures can be advised to help the child.

You can give vitamin D sachets in prescribed dosage weekly once for 5 weeks for vitamin D deficiency after consulting your regular Pediatrician.

Hope I have answered your query.

Answered: Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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Pediatrician Dr. Synthyia Bhagat's  Response
Thanks for your query.
Pediatric neurologist must have thoroughly examined your child regarding milestones.
Vitamin D sachets are to be taken 1 per week for 5 to 6 weeks.
Give your child good nutritious diet.
Exposure to sunlight is very important.

Be in regular follow up with pediatric neurologist.

Wishing your child good health.

God bless..

Answered: Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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