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Hi I want to know what all supplements should be given to my 14 months old baby. I am giving only Zincovit now which is a multi vitamin. Is any iron or calcium supplement also required?

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Yes, add iron n calcium also but give him good nourishing diet including milk and its products.
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A 14 month old should ideally be getting all the essential nutrients from his diet. His diet should have whole grain cereals, pulses, fruits, green leafy vegetables, other vegetables, milk and its products. If he is taking milk, milk cereals, cheese, paneer, ghee, butter, egg etc, no calcium supplement is required. Healthy nutritious diet will be more beneficial to the child than supplements. Give supplements only when prescribed by the doctor after clinically examining the child.
Baby needs iron and calcium also in growing age.
No supplement s are required if diet of baby is healthy. It should include all proteins. Carbs.vitamins. Fats.and calcium from diet. If there is any deficiency of any ingredients then only it is recommended to give supplement through medication s.
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