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The Healthiest Children’s Vitamins: 2020

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Are you looking for the healthiest children’s vitamins on the market today? This post (which I update monthly) will help you find the best one for your child! Note: If you’re looking for the best adult vitamins, go to this post.

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Kids Vitamins can be confusing. There are so many questions: Is there a such thing as an “unhealthy” kids vitamin? Do you need a vitamin with iron? Which vitamins are the best? Do kids even need vitamins at all?  

A lot of these questions can be really overwhelming because there is so much information out there! So I did a bunch of research and found the healthiest kids vitamins out there today. This is your guide for the best multivitamins for kids: what to buy, what not to buy, and what to look out for!

First of all, do kids even need vitamins to begin with?

Most pediatricians will tell you that it’s not necessary for most healthy children who are growing normally (source). For kids who eat well and eat a variety of food, they can get all of the nutrients they need from whole foods. But many kids are very picky, or don’t eat a lot of food, or aren’t growing well, and that makes a lot of parents worried that they aren’t getting the nutrients they need! In those cases, I’d recommend talking to your pediatrician, and if they suggest giving your child a multivitamin then definitely do so. 

When buying a multivitamin, what should you look for? 

Kids multivitamins generally come in two groups: 1) With Iron and 2) Without Iron. You should buy a multivitamin that doesn’t exceed 100% daily value of most of the vitamins for your child’s age group – primarily Vitamins A, E and K (that will be indicated by the label on the back). The exception here is for Vitamin C and other water-soluble vitamins. Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin but is ok to have at more than 100% of the daily value because most people are deficient (including kids) and Vitamin D isn’t toxic unless it’s in exceptionally high doses which wouldn’t be in a daily vitamin. If the vitamin does have more than 100% of A, E and K then I would just give your child half the dose on the bottle.

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So what should you buy? What’s the healthiest children’s vitamin out there? 

Luckily there are tons of options! Below is a list of my favorites: they all are made with natural ingredients, have no weird preservatives or any of the ingredients above added, and a few even derive the vitamins from organic food sources which I absolutely love because they are better absorbed by the body that way. Most of these will have a tiny bit of cane sugar or fructose added, but as long as it’s less than 4g per serving it’s not a huge issue. A few vitamins on the list (like Llama Naturals Organic Gummies) are 100% organic and free of ALL allergens as well!

Note: ALL of the vitamins I recommend below do NOT contain gelatin. They are all vegetarian friendly!

The Healthiest Children’s Multivitamins with Iron

The Healthiest Children’s Multivitamins without Iron

The Healthiest Children’s Liquid Vitamins Without Iron

  • ChildLife – it’s a little higher in sugar than I’d like, but you can start using it at 6 months of age (the other two options are for older kids)
  • Garden of Life for Toddlers – this vitamin is 100% organic, made from whole foods, has no sugar added, and you can use it starting at 1 year of age. I haven’t found a liquid vitamin with probiotics that has a cleaner ingredients list yet!
  • Premium Children’s – no sugar added and you can use it starting at 4 years of age
  • Tropical Oasis – sweetened with xylitol (just note that’s a sugar alcohol) and you can use it starting at 4 years of age

The Healthiest Children’s Iron Only Supplement

An iron-only supplement is a good option if you go with a multivitamin without iron, because it will add the iron missing from those vitamins back into your child’s diet. I generally recommend supplementing with iron if your child has been tested and is iron-deficient (otherwise supplementing with iron is not necessary for most kids). The two best iron-only supplements are:

  1. Nature’s Nutra because of relatively its super clean ingredients list.
  2. Gaia Herbs: Use for older children (or with pediatrician’s approval for babies) – it has the cleanest ingredients list I’ve found and is nonGMO!

The Healthiest Children’s Omega 3 Supplements

The primary Omega 3 supplement I’d recommend for kids is Nordic Naturals. They have an infant DHA supplement and a children’s DHA supplement – both of which are extremely pure, has no added preservatives or sugar, and are in liquid form so they can be added to just about anything! ChildLife Cod Liver Oil is also a good option for kids starting at 6 months of age!

The healthiest children’s vitamin D supplement

If you’re just looking for a Vitamin D supplement – e.g. in the winter, I love (and use) these Vitamin D Drops. There is literally nothing added to them (no flavors, colors, etc.). They are liquid and you only need one drop in your child’s milk per day. They’re marketed for infants, but you can use them for any age. Super easy, tasteless and pure. For two other great options, Raise them Well and UpSpring makes a pure vitamin D with only coconut oil added.

The Healthiest Probiotics Supplements for Kids

I love Garden of Life’s line of probiotics – they are shipped cold and their powdered kids probiotic can be added to your child’s drink (milk, water, etc.). They also have a kids’ chewable probiotic if you need an option that doesn’t require refrigeration (but it does have maltodextrin). Three other probiotic options that I like are Klaire LabsPROKids and Dr. MK’s Natural Probiotic (the only caveat with Dr. MK’s is that it’s sweetened with sorbitol which is a sugar alcohol).

What ingredients should be avoided in kids vitamins?

It’s also important to look for the ingredients that are added to the tablet that aren’t vitamins. Ingredients like: Sorbitol, carrageenan, artificial colors and flavors (like Red #40), aspartame, sucralose, to name a few! You definitely don’t want to be dosing your child with these ingredients on a daily basis along with their multivitamin.

So let’s start with what not to buy: The answer here is most of the commercially available, leading brands of multivitamins. The biggest offender of which is Flinstones Chewable Vitamins. 

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What’s crazy is that on the label, Flinstones calls out that they are “Pediatrician’s #1 Choice.” And most people do buy Flinstones vitamins! I even remember eating them when I was a kid. They tasted so good! It was like a treat every morning. And if you are giving your kids Flinstones vitamins right now, don’t feel bad! You are not alone, and thanks to all of the deceptive marketing out there, there’s no way you’d know that Flinstones isn’t the best choice for any child. Before doing all of this research I didn’t realize how problematic they were, and why it’s important to switch away from them.

The reason they are problematic, is because there are a ridiculous number of offensive ingredients in Flinstones Vitamins that truly, should not be there at all, and are not necessary. Take a look at two of their best sellers (I’ve highlighted in bold all of the ingredients to avoid):

#1 |Flinstones Chewable Vitamins with Iron: Sorbitol, Mannitol, Fructose, Sodium Ascorbate, Ferrous Fumarate, Silicon Dioxide, Carrageenan, Natural and Artificial Flavors, FD&C Red #40 Lake; Less Than 2% Of: Aspartame†, BetaCarotene, Cholecalciferol, Cyanocobalamin, D-Calcium Pantothenate, dl-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, FD&C Blue #2 Lake, FD&C Yellow #6 Lake, Folic Acid, Magnesium Stearate, Niacinamide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Soy Lecithin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Acetate.

#2 | Flinstones Chewable Complete: Granulated Calcium Carbonate (Calcium Carbonate, Dextrose Monohydrate, Sugar, Maltodextrin, Microcrystalline Cellulose), Sorbitol, Sodium Ascorbate, Ferrous Fumarate, Natural and Artificial Flavoring, Pregelatinized Starch, dl-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate; Less Than 2% Of: Beta-Carotene, Biotin, Calcium Pantothenate, Cholecalciferol, Cupric Oxide, Cyanocobalamin, FD&C Blue #2 Lake, FD&C Red #40 Lake, FD&C Yellow #6 Lake, Folic Acid, Gelatin, Magnesium Oxide, Magnesium Stearate, Mono- and Diglycerides, Niacinamide, Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Phytonadione, Riboflavin, Silicon Dioxide, Soy Lecithin, Sucralose, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Acetate, Zinc Oxide.

Why are these ingredients bad? Let’s take them one by one:

  • Sorbitol and Mannitol are sugar alcohols. They have been known to cause digestive issues and discomfort in some people because they can’t be digested properly by the body.
  • Carrageenan is an emulsifier that thickens products, but it has been linked to high levels of inflammation in the body, digestive issues, etc.
  • Maltodextrin: this is an indicator that the food is highly processed. It’s used as a thickener, filler, or preservative in many processed foods, and it can cause spikes in your blood sugar because it has a high glycemic index.
  • Natural and Artificial Colors – Red #40, Blue #2, Yellow #6. What are these doing in a kids vitamin? These are so problematic and have been linked to all kinds of health problems including allergies, hyperactivity, learning impairment, irritability and aggressiveness.
  • Artificial flavors – also highly processed and unnecessary in a kids vitamin.
  • Aspartame and Sucralose – this is what diet sodas are sweetened with, and are highly controversial. Research hasn’t proven one way or the other whether they lead to long term health issues, but it has been proven that they cause an insulin-response by the body (because your body thinks you are eating sugar when you are not – source). If you wouldn’t give your child a diet coke, you shouldn’t give them a vitamin with this in it!
  • Mono- and Diglycerides is one of the most widely used emulsifers to keep oil and fat from separating. It’s just an indicator that the food is processed.
  • Oh, and gelatin. While this isn’t a harmful ingredient, it kind of sucks for any vegetarians or vegans out there who are giving their kids this vitamin without knowing that it’s not actually veggie-friendly.

Runner Ups / Children’s Supplements that are borderline

  • Solgar. This is one I’d get only if you can’t find any of the other ones on the list above, because while most of the ingredients are good, it does have carrageenan which – as I mentioned – it’s better to avoid.
  • YummiBears Organic Multivitamin (note: this vitamin does have cane sugar added – if you give your kids the full dose then it’s 6g sugar which is more than I would like in a vitamin)
  • Seeking Health (Note: The link may say women’s/mens but the label indicates this can be used for kids aged 4 and up. It’s also good for kids with MTHFR mutations. But I am waiting for a response from the company on the prop 65 warning on its label, so I’ve moved them down here for now!)
  • Natures Plus (another one that has a Prop 65 warning! This is what they have said regarding Prop 65: “Proposition 65 was passed in California in 1986 and requires the State to publish a list of chemicals known to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm. The list includes over 800 chemicals and compounds, including some which occur naturally in the environment and some common substances that are beneficial when used in appropriate doses. In order to comply with California Proposition 65, we print a warning on every invoice being shipped into the state of California. Some of the substances on the Proposition 65 list occur naturally in both the environment and the human body and also exist naturally in many of the foods we eat. Therefore, it can be expected that trace levels of the same chemicals would be detectible in virtually all herbal and natural dietary supplement products. If you would like further information on Proposition 65 please contact The Food and Drug Administration or The Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Outreach and Information Center, maintains a consumer information hotline at the following number: Toll-Free Information Line: (888) 723-3366.”
  • Nature’s Way Alive! The only downside to these is they are sweetened with sorbitol – which is a sugar alcohol that can be irritating to the digestive system. Other than that though, their ingredients look good!
  • Rainbow Light (this comes in powdered form). This was on my “top vitamins” list until August 2019, when news of a class action against Rainbow Light came out because their prenatal vitamins contained heavy metals (including high levels of lead). While this class action doesn’t apply to their children’s vitamins, I’d still be wary of buying from Rainbow Light until they have rigorous heavy metal testing in place for ALL of their vitamins.

I hope this helps you in navigating the world of kids’ vitamins!

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1,002 responses to “The Healthiest Children’s Vitamins: 2020”

  1. Do you have any suggestions for iron supplement chewables or gummies? We’re trying to do away with liquid for our 2 year old and already wanted to give her the SmartyPants multivitamin that you had suggested above since it comes with probiotics already. I’ve found a few chewables like the Renzo’s Iron Strong which is perfect for what we’re looking for and only has vitamin C and iron but the first ingredient listed is “mannitol”.

      • Thanks Anjali! Really too bad the chewables or gummies ingredients list have a lot more going on. Thank you for your blog, it was very informative and has made me way more aware of what kind of things to avoid for my toddler!

  2. Hi Anjali,
    My son is 3.5 years old, doesn’t like gummy vitamins and detects the flavors of the liquid vitamins when I mix them in his applesauce. Do you know of a liquid, flavorless multivitamin that I can buy? Thank you so much for your help.

  3. Hi Anjali,

    My 4.5 year old didn’t like the taste of the organic Smarty Pants multi vitamins. Are the non organic ones good ones that you’d suggest too? She’s had those ones before and liked them. I prefer organic if I can. Otherwise do you recommend First Day vs. the regular smarty pants vitamins? I wanted something good for energy and mood too as my daughter gets tired easily, but doesn’t need to take iron supplements per her Pediatrician.


    • Hi Tina! If your daughter didn’t like the taste of the Organic Smarty Pants vitamins, I’d go with First Day over the regular vitamins since First Day is organic and has really high quality ingredients. Hope that helps!

  4. Hi Anjali,
    Thanks for posting such informational blog. Both my kids are aged 9 and 8. My elder kid height isn’t growing for past two years and growth chart didn’t show any change in two years, where as my younger one height growth chart is normal and good. My elder one wets bed every night , height isn’t growing and melts down each day for few hrs even for little issues. I have been diagnosed with auto immune issues which is in remission now. I discussed the same with physician but she says it’s too early to test kids for auto immune issues. I don’t want my kids in any way to inherit these auto immune issues from me. Would you be able to suggest any multivitamin for my elder son or which can work for both kids. Appreciate your response on this ! Thanks !

    • Hi Seema! I’m so sorry to hear about your older son’s struggles! That must be so stressful! In terms of a multivitamin, I’d recommend First Day which is made from organic ingredients and whole foods – it should be well absorbed by both of your kids and should help with energy. Regarding bed wetting – unfortunately no vitamin can help with that – that is more of a hormonal issue (and your pediatrician should be able to help with that). Regarding mood/meltdowns, here are some supplements that are supposed to help:
      1) Magnesium and Vitamin D
      2) Rhodiola Rosea
      3) Fish Oil
      And regarding growth — that’s mainly due to nutrition. How is your 9 year old eating? Does he eat a variety of foods, enough protein, fruits/veggies, etc.? If not, you might want to supplement his diet with one of these protein powders for kids — to give him more calories, healthy fats and protein to help him grow.
      I hope this helps! Let me know if you have any other questions!

  5. Hi Anjali,
    Thanks a lot for your information! Why did you cross off the Nordic Naturals? I just bought its children’s DHA for my 21m baby.

    • Hi Ran! If you have a broken link checker installed, that might have been incorrectly marking Nordic Naturals’ link as broken (when it is not). I just checked and on my end, Nordic Naturals isn’t crossed off and I would still highly recommend it!

  6. Hi Anjali,

    I noticed you crossed the Smartpants multivitamin off, do you not recommend those for kids? I’m looking for something I can give both my almost 5 and 8 year old daily that has vitamin B as well in it. Something good for focus too.


  7. Hi, thanks for this super useful list of children’s multi-vitamins. I am looking for either a Vitamin C only or multi-vitamin with heavy Vitamin C concentration. Could you recommend one that would work for both a 2-year old and a 4-year old?

  8. Hello Anjali

    This is a great blog. Need help in figuring out a multi vitamin for my son. He is 4 yr old and we just figured out that lead content in his blood is high (7). Need to figure out the reason still though. Doc mentioned having high Iron and Calcium, will help to flush the Lead out of the body. His iron levels are also low. Could you please suggest a multi vitamin with Iron and Calcium covered. We are Vegetarians. Lead is 7 mcg/dl and Ferritin is 4 ng/ml. There is also a 2 year girl at home for whom we still need to get a blood test done. Both doesn’t take any multi vitamins currently

    • Hi Rakesh! I’m so sorry to hear about that!! That is so concerning and stressful. To your question – I’d recommend Raise Them Well for your 4 year old and Bluebonnet for your 2 year old. But depending on how much iron and calcium they need daily, you might have to supplement on top of what’s in these vitamins since neither one contains close to 100% DV of iron or calcium. I hope that helps and I hope you figure out what’s causing the high lead issue!

      • Thank you Anjali. My younger one got her lab result and unfortunately, even she has high lead level. I checked with the pediac and she mentioned as long as we take multi vitamin with iron, that should do and don’t need additional iron.

        I just ordered the ones you suggested above.

        Out of curiosity, when compared to Smarty pants or Llama naturals or even the Zarbees, what makes the Raise them well stand apart. It doesn’t mention organic products or vegan or from whole food..I still went with your recommendation and ordered the Raise them well trusting it has good ingredients.

      • Hi Rakesh! I’m so sorry to hear about that! But I’m glad your pediatrician thinks the multivitamins will solve the problem! To your question – the main difference between Raise Them Well and Smarty Pants/Llama Naturals is that Raise Them Well has iron and the other two do not. And the main difference between Raise Them Well and Zarbee’s is that Raise Them Well has both iron and calcium, and while Zarbee’s has iron, it doesn’t have calcium (and I think you had mentioned needing both iron + calcium in the vitamin you gave to your kids). So that’s why I recommended Raise Them Well! It’s not 100% organic, but it is sourced from food and is committed to all natural ingredients – and the best option given what you need. Hope that helps, let me know if you have any other questions!

  9. I’m looking for the best tasting chewable. My kids weren’t fans of the smarty pants or vita fusion little critters brand. Which of the list of your “THE HEALTHIEST CHILDREN’S MULTIVITAMINS WITH IRON”, do you think have the best flavor? Thanks!

  10. So Garden of Life includes the ubiquitous “natural flavors” moniker in its ingredients; I notice you only mention artificial flavors. However, w new guidelines, my understanding is natural flavors could be anything at all. Have you done any research on this? I’m looking for an organic chewable that isn’t a gummy.

    • Hi Liz! Yes I’m with you on natural flavors – while they are better than artificial flavors, depending on who is making them, they could either be just like artificial flavors or actually truly natural. The issue is they aren’t regulated at all so it’s almost impossible to know. Is there a reason you’re looking for a chewable that’s not a gummy? Other than Garden of Life, I don’t know of any 100% organic chewables that aren’t gummies unfortunately. And even the best organic ones like Llama Naturals and First Day use natural flavors (though I’m much more inclined to trust their natural flavors than others!) If you are open to a gummy I’d recommend one of those!

      • One of my kids just hates gummy anything …. but I might explore that option if you trust those brands’ natural flavors more ….

      • Oh got it! Yeah I do trust those two brands ingredients and have spoken with both of the founders to verify that there is nothing artificial in their vitamins. So I would try one of those if you can get your kid to eat a gummy! 🙂

  11. Hello! I have been using Thorne kids Multi for my 6 year old son with a mthfr mutation. I have noticed that after 1/6th the daily dose he is bouncing off the walls. After just one pill! The ingredients say it has almost 6,000% DV of B12. Why so much b12? And could this be why he can’t sit still after? Thanks

    • Hi Rebecca! B12 is a water soluble vitamin, so having a higher than 100% DV technically shouldn’t be an issue. B vitamins in general can cause increased energy — although I haven’t heard of them being linked to hyperactivity in kids. That said, everyone reacts to vitamins and supplements differently and it could certainly be the issue! You might want to switch to Raise Them Well which has methylated B vitamins, but not as high of a quantity as Thorne Kids. Hope that helps!

  12. I’m curious to know what I can give my 9 year old daughter, who stays sick a lot mainly with the common cold, to help prevent her from getting sick so often and to possibly help build her immune system as well?

  13. Hi. Do you know of any other vitamins, pill form (not gummies or chewables) that are good for children ages 6 & 9? My children can swallow pills and would prefer them to take their vitamins that way. I would appreciate your suggestions.

  14. What would be the best recommendation for my 10 year old daughter who has some focus problems, has gas pains, and has lower white blood cell count?

    • Hi Monique! Regarding your daughter’s health issues – I can recommend a few supplements but I would make sure you also speak to her pediatrician – especially about her lower white blood cell count which seems like it might be tied to a bigger health issue (and not something supplements can solve). Regarding focus, here are some vitamins that can help: 1) Fish Oil, 2) A B-Complex Vitamin, 3) A Zinc, Magnesium and Calcium supplement like this one 4) A probiotic, and 5) Rhodiola Rosea – which is an herb that can help with focus. Another thing to keep in mind is that a lot of focusing issues in kids are at least partly due to dietary issues — like too many processed foods, too much added sugar and artificial flavors/colors in their diet – so I’d just make sure your daughter’s diet is as clean as possible. Regarding her gas pains, the probiotic I recommended should help with that. And again, definitely follow up with her pediatrician about all of these issues but especially the white blood cell count issue. Hope all of this helps!

      • Hi Monique! Yes you can give her the probiotic along with the other supplements I mentioned (Make sure your pediatrician is aware of that in case there is something specific they’d like to modify about those recommendations based on your daughter’s needs!)

      • The probiotic you recommended (Garden of Life-Dr. Formulated Probiotics) has Tapioca Maltodextrin in it. Is this ok? Also, is there a multi-vitamin that you would recommend that is combined with B complex and fish oil? I really don’t want to have to give her 4-5 supplements, but as few as possible. She is not sick, her pediatrician said she is healthy and lower WBC is common in people of African descent compared to people of European descent. I just mentioned WBC count because she does get colds often during winter season.

      • Hi Monique! Regarding the probiotic – yes that added maltodextrin (while not ideal) – is ok because the variety of probiotic strains you get in that particular probiotic outweighs the tiny amount of maltodextrin added. I don’t know of a good multivitamin that has a high amount of B vitamins and fish oil – but you could always just omit the extra B complex and just add the fish oil + probiotic!

  15. Hello, I have a 11 year old boy who is inattentive and has melt downs when trying to help him figure out problems of any sort (school work or social). I have an 9 year old girl who just needs a good vitamin. Both need fiber and/or something that can help with digestion. I’ve been looking at Smarty Pants Multivitamin, Smarty Pants Multivitamin with Fiber and Focus Factor. What do you think of these and is there something else you recommend instead?

    • Hi Genelle! Is this the Smarty Pants Vitamin you were referring to? If so, that would work well for both your son and daughter! Focus factor is great but isn’t a holistic multivitamin so you’d have to combine that with the Smarty Pants vitamin. For your son, here are some other supplements you can give him that can help with attention issues:
      1) Fish Oil, 2) A B-Complex Vitamin, 3) A Zinc, Magnesium and Calcium supplement like this one, which you could use instead of the multivitamin for your son 4) A probiotic, and 5) Rhodiola Rosea – which is an herb that can help with focus. I like this supplement for Rhodiola Rosea for kids. Another thing to keep in mind is that a lot of focusing issues in kids are at least partly due to dietary issues — like too many processed foods, too much added sugar and artificial flavors/colors in their diet. So I would make sure your son’s diet is free of these as well. Hope that helps, let me know if you have any other questions!

      • Hello, my kindergartener is having trouble staying on task and completing work. His teacher says he seems zoned out often and think we should talk to his doctor. I’m guessing she is suggesting without saying it that he may have adhd. You suggested above that that these vitamins may help. If he takes both the smarty pants multi + probiotic +omega and the smarty pants mineral together would need additional fish oil and probiotics?
        Thank you

      • Hi Stacy! So the Smarty Pants Mineral vitamin is a subset of the vitamins in the Smarty Pants Multi (with probiotics/omega 3s) — so you’d be doubling up on many of the vitamins if you end up using both. I’d just use one or the other — if you go with the Smarty Pants Multi you don’t have to supplement with additional Omega 3s, but I would do the additional probiotics (since the multi only has 1 billion probiotics added and doesn’t have the large variety of strains the probiotic I listed above has). Hope that helps, let me know if you have any other questions!

  16. Hi Anjali,

    Pectin in gummy based vitamins makes my son constipated so im leaning towards giving him liquid/syrup based vitamins. Do you recommend Mary ruth’s with elderberry (as he gets sick often)?

    • Hi Kathrina! I love Mary Ruth’s vitamins in general, it’s a great brand. You can definitely give him that as long as you check the dosing with your pediatrician (depending on how old your son is you may have to give him a modified dose vs. what’s on the label). Hope that helps!

  17. Hi,

    thanks for the article. We just found out our 15 month old has slightly low Iron stores. Our Pediatrician recommended a multivitamin with Iron. The problem is that most vitamins for this age come in liquid form, and our toddler will absolutely not let us give it to her unless we pin her down, just like giving medicine. Doing this everyday is not realistic. I’d like to find a chewable that she can take because she’d definitely be amenable to that. Do you have any recommendations for a chewable vitamin with Iron? Most that I’ve seen say they start at age 2. Or could we modify the dosage to fit her needs for those?

    • Hi Rebecca! Unfortunately I don’t know of a chewable with iron that is made for kids under the age of 2. Could you mix the liquid vitamin in with her milk or food? That might be the easiest way to give it to her until she is old enough for a chewable! Regarding using a chewable for an older child and modifying the dose – your pediatrician can advise you on the best way to do that (and whether that’s a good idea for your daughter). Hope that helps!

  18. Hello
    I found this information so helpful. What can I give my autistic 7 year old who doesn’t eat fruits or veg. He only eats wetabix, oats & biscuits.

  19. Our 6 year old is autistic and super picky! He will not eat vegetables and a lot of other foods, he is a carb kid. I’m looking for an entire food supplement and multivitamin. What would you recommend? He will not eat gummys it will have to be liquid or chocolate mixture.

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