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Toddler completely stopped drinking milk, unable to walk without support. Is it calcium deficiency?

hi, my 12 month old son stopped drinking formula from 8th month onwards. we tried giving him buffalo milk also which he refused. now he stopped drinking milk comletely. we also gave up triying. now he is not walking with out support. is it because of calsium deficiency? what are the alternatives to milk. we give him seasonal fruits, curd which he likes. but they r not sufficient right?
Asked On : Fri, 15 Mar 2013
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Hi, Try to add some flavour to milk and see.- like rose milk,Pista,badam flaours etc.( these are available in powder form commercially). If still no luck ,try alternate proteins like egg,lentils,etc. You can get the calcium and Vit D levels checked for him.But before that you can still wait for another 2-3 months to check for walking as some kids start little late!
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