Vitamin D Deficiency In Children
As a parent, your child's well-being is always your top priority. However, there's one crucial aspect of their health that can be overlooked – their vitamin D levels.
In the UK, around 16% of children have a vitamin D deficiency, which can result in various health issues like rickets, impaired growth, and bone deformities.
At Childhealthy, we are committed to providing parents and caregivers with reliable and up-to-date information on all aspects of child health.
In this blog post, we'll discuss what vitamin D is, why it's vital for children, and how to recognise the symptoms of vitamin D deficiency. We'll also provide practical advice on how to boost your child's vitamin D intake and prevent the risk of vitamin deficiency.
Book a vitamin D blood test with Childhealthy
At Childhealthy, we offer vitamin deficiency blood tests for children and nutritional assessments, led by our specialist Paediatric Dietitian, Bianca Parau. Our team provides an expert level of care and will make your child feel at ease throughout the appointment. Book a nutritional assessment today.
- NHS: Vitamin D deficiency in children
- NHS: Vitamin D
- Healthline: Benefits of vitamin D
- Nationwide Children's: Vitamin D deficiency
- Medline Plus: Vitamin D test
- NHS: Vitamins for children
Disclaimer: Information contained in this article is intended as general advice and does not replace a medical assessment. If you are concerned about your child please contact your doctor for advice.
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