Best baby vitamins

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In this best baby vitamins comparison, you can find out what the Tell Me Baby community thinks are the top baby vitamins on the market.

Best baby vitamins comparison chart

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$20.99
 
9

My daughter loves the taste (it tastes exactly the same as it did when I was a kid). I never have problems convincing them to have it. My ..

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$20.99
 
(9)

My daughter loves the taste (it tastes exactly the same as it did when I was a kid). I never have problems convincing them to have it. My ..

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(8)

"Both of my boys love these!"

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$15.99
 
6

Good for Babies..
I was giving it to my baby from her birth till 12 months according to her doctor. It comes with measurement s..

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$15.99
 
(6)

Good for Babies..
I was giving it to my baby from her birth till 12 months according to her doctor. It comes with measurement s..

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$28.50
 
7

"This supplement is fantastic."

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(7)

"This supplement is fantastic."

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$14.99
 
9

Great product
For a child that isn't that adventurous with her food, ie. non-spicy etc, basically quite plain food, I was conce..

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(9)

Great product
For a child that isn't that adventurous with her food, ie. non-spicy etc, basically quite plain food, I was conce..

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$14.99
 
20

Easy way to get what they need
I sent a heap of these to Samoa during the recent measles outbreak. The reception to them was gr..

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(20)

Easy way to get what they need
I sent a heap of these to Samoa during the recent measles outbreak. The reception to them was gr..

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We also recommend you take the advice of your GP or other health professional.

About baby vitamins

Vitamins and minerals are essential for your baby’s growth and development. If your child isn’t getting enough vitamins and minerals from their food, this is called a deficiency.

Read baby vitamin and supplements reviews.

Vitamin D supplements

Vitamin D is vital for bone and muscle health. In the womb, babies get all their vitamin D from their mum; however, those levels go down after birth until the baby starts to builds stores up through food and exposure to sunlight. That said, if mum had a low vitamin D level, then bub could too.

Other risks, according to the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, include:

  • Children with very dark skin – skin with dark pigmentation (melanin) provides more protection from UV rays, so more time is needed in the sun to build up vitamin D levels
  • Children whose skin doesn’t get much exposure to the sun
  • Babies born prematurely

Breastmilk doesn’t contain a lot of vitamin D, so it’s recommended that breastmilk fed babies with one or more of the above risk factors take a supplement. But as always, talk to your GP or another health professional first.

Formula-fed babies don’t usually need a supplement because formula contains higher levels of vitamin D.

Probiotics

Probiotic supplements have become quite common for both adults and children – touted as a way to promote good gut health. According to the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, probiotics are safe for healthy infants and children, and they could help manage allergies, provide relive from eczema symptoms and reduce the regularity and duration of diarrhoea.

A vegan and vegetarian diet

Pregnancy Birth & Baby says children on a vegan or vegetarian diet may need supplements once they have finished breastfeeding – vitamin B12, which is mainly in animal foods; they could also be low in iron, zinc and calcium.

Before adding vitamin supplements to your baby’s diet, talk with your GP or family health nurse.

For more information, read our best baby vitamin article.

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