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Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: advice | 2007/06/07

Q.

stunted growth

please advise if it is possible to reverse stunted
growth in a toddler who was subject to poor nutrition?

any special foods/ supplements that can asisst?

thanks for your great forum

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Thank you for your kind words. Yes, in most cases children will catch up with their growth if started reasonably early on good and healthy food and given lots of love as well.In this case a good multivitamin syrup plus minerals and iron is recommended-ask your pharmacist for advice.

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