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Do you make your kids take vitamins?

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wishbearmom

Asked by wishbearmom at 1:52 PM on Feb. 8, 2011 in Kids' Health

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  • yes
    notjstasocermom

    Answer by notjstasocermom at 1:53 PM on Feb. 8, 2011

  • I make my 4 yr old boy take them, only because he doesn't eat veggies and fruit like he should, it's easier to make him take a vitamin then eat a carrot!
    LIFO

    Answer by LIFO at 1:54 PM on Feb. 8, 2011

  • No. But I need to as much as they stay sick!
    tiamesmer

    Answer by tiamesmer at 1:55 PM on Feb. 8, 2011

  • I do have kid vitamins and I offer them each morning, if the kids want them fine, if not that is ok. I don't make them or force them to take them if they say no.
    MizLee

    Answer by MizLee at 1:55 PM on Feb. 8, 2011

  • ~*Yes*~... my kids are picky eaters, and since their lil brains are still forming, we are willing to go above and beyond to make sure they are healthy... no different than investing in their education!
    MommaClark3

    Answer by MommaClark3 at 2:03 PM on Feb. 8, 2011

  • Yep. All my kids that are still at home (19, 5 & 4) take a vitamin every morning.
    ghostwriter777

    Answer by ghostwriter777 at 2:16 PM on Feb. 8, 2011

  • I don't have to make them take them. We offer them and they take them. They have learned from DH and I that taking vitamins is a good thing.
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 10:17 PM on Feb. 8, 2011

  • A food based multi
    Hemp Oil
    Cal/Mag/D
    probiotics
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:33 PM on Feb. 8, 2011

  • nope. I feed them a balanced diet full of veggies, fruit, nuts & seeds with some meat on the side. They are rarely sick.
    motherofhope98

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 7:13 AM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • Absolutely!!! You should take them. Why not your kids as soon as they are old enough? I have two 4 year old and two 2 year olds that all started a daily vitamin when they were about 1. 3 years and under use gummies. the serving is two a day, so give them only one. Then move on to the chewables at 4 years old. Giving them only one a day. I'm one of those moms that gave veggie baby food before fruit baby food, and keep a big supply of produce in my fridge at all times. A vitamin is only a supplement. Meaning in addittion to. It also helps with healthy brain and eye development. So yes, please give your child that little boost of nutrition everyday...
    tornadotwinsx2

    Answer by tornadotwinsx2 at 6:49 PM on Feb. 11, 2011

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