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A 26-year-old member asked:

in france we prescribe vitamin for every infant. do you in usa ?

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Dr. Peter Karsant
Dentistry 39 years experience
Not generally: Most parents purchase vitamins over the counter specifically designed for children, however with a good varied diet probably not needed.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Not for all children: We tend to recommend vitamins for children who may not have adequate intake from their diet. Most children do not need routine use of vitamins in the U.S..

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A 37-year-old female asked:

Is tiki tiki vitamins safe to give my baby ?

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Dr. Bahman Omrani
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Vitamin in babies : The first question is does the baby need vitamin to begin with? If no underlying medical conditions and eating from a varied diet consisting plant products, tiki tiki maynot be needee needee.
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A 37-year-old male asked:

Should I give vitamin to my 10 month baby?

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Dr. Cindy Williams
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Vitamins: If the baby is nursing, then a Vitamin D supplement is recommended. If formula fed, all of the vitamins they need are included.

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