Is raising a healthy vegan child possible?

Is raising a healthy vegan child possible?

Parents in Italy have lost the custody of their 14-month-old, after it was hospitalised from being malnourished and underweight.

The child also had a heart condition.

Four other children have been hospitalised in the last 18 months, and a malnourished toddler spent several days in intensive care in a Genoa hospital last month.

Children's Health Expert Dr Julie Bhosale spoke to Mark Sainsbury, filling in for Paul Henry, this morning about the nutritional needs of children.