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Vitamin A: Vitamin A helps children fight and resist illnesses - विटामिन ए: बच्चों को विटामिन ए की खुराक से बीमारियों से लड़ने की ताकत मिलती है
Vitamin A: Vitamin A helps children fight and resist illnesses
विटामिन ए: बच्चों को विटामिन ए की खुराक से बीमारियों से लड़ने की ताकत मिलती है


Nutrition and Growth — सही खुराक और बढ़वार — Ammaji Kehti Hain

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विटामिन ए: बच्चों को विटामिन ए की खुराक से बीमारियों से लड़ने की ताकत मिलती है



Hindiहिन्दी - मानक हिन्दी - Mānak Hindī - Hindi

Know that vitamin A helps the child's body to resist and fight infection/illness.

These videos focus on social and behaviour change communication and are made for individual and small group viewing, learning and discussion. They are designed to be used as interpersonal communication tools by communities and frontline workers in giving out important information to women and caregivers.

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Key Messages
  • When your child is 9 months old, s/he should receive Vitamin A supplement (syrup) once every six months. (For children 9-60 months).

  • Vitamin A helps the child's body to resist and fight infection/illness. It reduces the severity of childhood illnesses and improves the child's chances of survival.

  • Include Vitamin A rich foods found in fruits and vegetables, eggs, dairy products, liver, fish, meat, fortified foods and breast-milk in your child's diet.

  • Contact your health service provider at the nearest PHC, Sub-center, AWC or government health facility for further information on Vitamin A supplementation.
Discussions and Frequently Asked Questions

 Foods rich in Vitamin A are expensive to buy and feed young children.

Key Response: Foods rich in Vitamin A are not expensive. You can feed children fruits and vegetables such as green leafy vegetables, papaya, ripe mango, milk (including breastmilk) and yogurt.


 Where is Vitamin A supplementation available?

Key Response: Vitamin A supplementation is provided free of cost at a PHC/SHC/AWC/ Government health facility.


 When should we begin Vitamin A supplementation for children?

Key Response: Foods rich in Vitamin A can be given to children starting at 6 months of age. Vitamin A supplements are administered by the healthcare provider when the child reaches 9 months of age and are given every 6 months.


 How does Vitamin A work?

Key Response: Vitamin A helps the child's body to resist and fight infection/illness. It reduces the severity of childhood illnesses and improves the child's chances of survival.

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Growth Monitoring: Monitor your child's growth by having them weighed every month and maintaining a Growth Chart for them - बच्चों की सही बढ़त: अपने बच्चे के वज़न पर पूरा ध्यान दीजिए और अपने सामने ही बच्चे का ग्रोथ चार्ट भरवाइए
Growth Monitoring: Monitor your child's growth by having them weighed every month and maintaining a Growth Chart for them
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बच्चों की सही बढ़त: अपने बच्चे के वज़न पर पूरा ध्यान दीजिए और अपने सामने ही बच्चे का ग्रोथ चार्ट भरवाइए


Proper nutrition for mental development: Proper and adequate nutrition is essential for a growing child - मानसिक विकास के लिए सही खुराक
Proper nutrition for mental development: Proper and adequate nutrition is essential for a growing child
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मानसिक विकास के लिए सही खुराक: सही पोषण हर बढ़ते बच्चे की ज़रूरत है


Vitamin A: Vitamin A helps children fight and resist illnesses - विटामिन ए: बच्चों को विटामिन ए की खुराक से बीमारियों से लड़ने की ताकत मिलती है
Vitamin A: Vitamin A helps children fight and resist illnesses
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विटामिन ए: बच्चों को विटामिन ए की खुराक से बीमारियों से लड़ने की ताकत मिलती है


Iron & Anaemia: Include iron rich foods in your child's diet - आयरन और अनीमिया (खून की कमी): बच्चों के खाने में लौह (आयरन) की मात्रा ज्य़ादा रखें
Iron & Anaemia: Include iron rich foods in your child's diet
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आयरन और अनीमिया (खून की कमी): बच्चों के खाने में लौह (आयरन) की मात्रा ज्य़ादा रखें


Iodine deficiency: Using iodized salt ensures the proper mental and cognitive development of a child - आयोडीन की कमी: आयोडीन वाला नमक इस्तेमाल करने से बच्चे का मानसिक विकास सही होता है
Iodine deficiency: Using iodized salt ensures the proper mental and cognitive development of a child
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आयोडीन की कमी: आयोडीन वाला नमक इस्तेमाल करने से बच्चे का मानसिक विकास सही होता है


 


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28 June, 2014

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