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Hi girls! ; what kind of vitamins do you recommend me the most for my 15 months old daughter! thank you in advance

i wanna start giving her vitamins but i don't know wich one is better so please help me here! lol

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shantee32

Asked by shantee32 at 2:55 PM on Jun. 22, 2008 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Young children don't necessarily or ordinarily need vitamins. Did your pediatrician recommend them? I would start by consulting him or her.
    nell_brinkley

    Answer by nell_brinkley at 3:46 PM on Jun. 22, 2008

  • i dont believe in vitamins, unless the doctor says your child is showing some signs of deficiency.
    anniekelleher

    Answer by anniekelleher at 4:45 PM on Jun. 22, 2008

  • Get the gerber liquid vitamin drops... put one dropper into her sippy cup each day. My doctor said vitamin drops are OK as long as they're no longer drinking formula or breastmilk.
    crazysocks830

    Answer by crazysocks830 at 5:03 PM on Jun. 22, 2008

  • There is absolutely no reason that a child who is 15 months would need vitamins unless their diet was highly lacking in a vitamin enough to cause a deficiency. If I were you I would talk to her doctor FIRST and see what is recommended.
    MamaPyratekk

    Answer by MamaPyratekk at 5:09 PM on Jun. 22, 2008

  • i always used the liquid vitamins too...but i think i used the generic kind....my doc actually told me to and said the genric were fine (and about half the price)...my son never had any deficiencies, but its better safe than sorry...and besides, we pee out any excess vitamins anyways...dont be suprised if thier urine gets a funny color or smell though, its just the extra vitamins!
    LoriaAnn

    Answer by LoriaAnn at 5:37 PM on Jun. 22, 2008

  • "and besides, we pee out any excess vitamins anyways."

    Not all vitamins and minerals are water soluble, some are fat soluble. And too much of those can have some detrimental health effects.
    MamaPyratekk

    Answer by MamaPyratekk at 5:48 PM on Jun. 22, 2008

  • Children don't really need vitamins but sometimes when my son doesn't eat the greatest I'll give him a Flintstones vitamin.
    sweetmissy_05

    Answer by sweetmissy_05 at 6:59 PM on Jun. 22, 2008

  • ask the ped first but we always started off with my first flinstone's. They are made for younger children and aren't as grainy as the others.
    tfmmpmmdmmom

    Answer by tfmmpmmdmmom at 12:02 AM on Jun. 23, 2008

  • thank you girls i think im goin to ask her doc
    shantee32

    Answer by shantee32 at 7:48 PM on Jun. 23, 2008

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