Food for Thought: Rickets on the Rise?
On the issue of vitamin D supplementation, the American Academy of Pediatrics essentially leaves the decision up to the pediatrician, but the organization currently is re-examining that policy.
Two months after his ordeal, Bianca reports that Japhet, now 9 months old, has recovered.
"He is happy, strong, and very smart," she says. "He's crawling and even starting to walk. He is very, very healthy."