Across the country, children aged 6 months to 5 years and 6 to 11 months are being fed one Vitamin A capsule each. Children from 6 months to 5 years will be given one red capsule and children from 6 to 11 months will be given one blue capsule. The Vitamin 'A Plus' campaign, which started on the 4th of this month, will continue till October 18. It is very important to feed vitamin A capsules to children. Therefore, parents should take care that their child must be fed vitamin 'A' capsules. Benefits of feeding vitamin A capsules to children- 1. Prevents night blindness and blindness in children. 2. Increases the immunity of the baby's body. 3. Vitamin A deficiency is one of the four leading causes of blindness, corneal disease and corneal ulcers. Lack of this vitamin can make your baby sleepy and blind forever. 4. This vitamin plays an important role in keeping eyesight normal. 5. Works to protect skin and mucous membranes. Vitamin ‘A’ is linked to the process of body growth, especially the growth of bone structure in the body. . Vitamin 'A' protects the body from bacterial infections. How to feed- The baby must be fed this capsule on a full stomach. The mouth of the vitamin 'A' capsule is cut and the liquid medicine inside is chipped. So it is not okay to force-feed the capsules while crying. The liquid in the capsule can be excreted with saliva.
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