Zinc Deficiency and the orphan child I have heard than many orphanage children that has developmental delay may also suffer from Zinc deficiency? Is this correct and what can we do to manage it ? As with many other types of other vitamin deficiencies found in the Internationally adopted child, Zinc deficiency has been linked […]

Rickets in the Orphan child

Rickets in the Orphan child Rickets: is a disorder that causes the weakening and softening of bones, causing bone deformities, brittle bones and easy fractures. The primary causes of Rickets are a lack of Vitamin D and the lack of calcium and phosphate. In post-institutionalized children the diagnosis of Rickets is common place because orphanages […]