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Whats are the natural source of vitamin e? My 6.5 months baby who have hb e beta thalassemia can she get vitamin E capsule? Pls advice.

Natural sources. Natural sources of vitamin e would be mango or almond milk barring no allergies to these foods. Spinach is also high in vitamin e. No more than 4mg or 6 ius daily. Too much vitamin e is not good for you. Read more...

What are the natural sources of vitamin b12? How much B12 need for my 7 months old baby? She have hb e beta thalassemia. Pls advice.

Lot of sources. Vit B12 is a common supplement in a lot of foods such as breads. It is naturally found in plenty of animal-based foods such as meat, liver, eggs, milk &dairy. If the baby has beta thal, the baby should have a pediatrician or hematologist who guides how much B12 the baby needs, if any at all. Read more...

My 5 months baby have hb e beta thalassemia. Her doctor prescribed her for vitamin e. Is it helpful? Pls advice.

Need more data. There are a number of studies, either recently completed or currently running, looking at this question. Theoretically, vit e may provide benefit for HGB beta-e patients. However, at this time i would not recommend treatment, especially in a 5 month old baby. When the data matures and can be interpreted, perhaps vit e supplementation will be helpful. Until then, i would wait. Read more...
No. Hb e and beta thalassemia are both inherited from parents. It causes moderate anemia, but most children with this condition seem to be able to cope with anemia well, and continue normal activities. Some of them, however, does need blood transfusions periodically. One vitamin he should be on later on would be folic acid. Since your baby is only 5 months old, you can wait till he is one yea old. Read more...