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Vitamins for toddlers: how to choose?

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Any generic children's multivitamin (chewable or liquid) will do unless your child has special needs. For example, if your child is a vegetarian, you'll want to make sure that the supplement contains vitamins B12 and D, as well as riboflavin and calcium, which may be lacking in his diet. And if your doctor has determined that your child is anemic, she may recommend a supplement with a specific amount of iron.

Also, children younger than 4 aren't able to grind foods when they chew, so give them liquid vitamins to prevent a choking hazard.

Children often don't get enough Vitamin D, so the AAP recommends that most children from babies to adolescents take a supplement with 400 IU of vitamin D.


Your toddler should be getting all the nutrition they need for their diet, but with picky eaters (like mine) busy schedules,its so important to consider that the food they eat may not provide enough essental vitamins, mineral and important nutrients.

Children's chewables - they are formed into fun animal shapes and packed with nutrients that your toddler needs.

Gummies- if your child tried or didnt like chewables, you can choose this

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