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Need to find tasty vitamin drops for toddler

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user1486472583 Thu 14-Dec-17 21:27:03

My 19 month old toddler seems to have gone from one cold to the next ever since I stopped breastfeeding two months ago sad
I am trying to find him some vitamin supplement that he will take to build him up a bit. He hated the Wellbaby syrup. Trouble is it costs a lot to buy these things just to bin them so a recommendation would be great.
Just wondering if anyone has found a type that their little one actually likes.

thefutureisours Thu 14-Dec-17 21:30:25

We use abidec drops and just put them is his milk or water.

thefutureisours Thu 14-Dec-17 21:31:27

Although ds will eat or drink anything as long as it doesn't contain veg!

welshweasel Thu 14-Dec-17 21:31:28

Boots multivitamin liquid. It’s bright yellow but tasty enough. We give it in a calpol syringe in the bath before we do teeth. He also hated the wellbaby one (I agree it tastes vile).

Chaosofcalm Thu 14-Dec-17 21:34:14

We hide them in yoghurt.

Silverthorn Thu 14-Dec-17 21:44:44

I've been giving my 20mo the chewy fruity ones which his older brother has since he was about 1yo. I watch him with them. He hated the liquid stuff which tastes rank.

PaintingByNumbers Thu 14-Dec-17 21:46:05

We used to buy boots edible sweets ones, a bit like haribo. I know its not a liquid, but ....

MulhuddartDrive Thu 14-Dec-17 21:58:14

Yep, vitamin jellies all the way here too.

marl Thu 14-Dec-17 21:58:51

I would be careful about some of the jelly chewy ones though. I was surprised that the Bassets ones I had been giving my DS years ago contained aspartame/nutrasweet. DS, like several other children I know, has a bad reaction to this sweetener.

user1486472583 Wed 20-Dec-17 20:53:40

My little lad won't eat jelly sweets. He barfs at mandarin orange, grapes...anything squishy. I think it will have to be syrup. I will try the yellow Boots one! Thanks for the suggestions. xx

RidingMyBike Wed 20-Dec-17 22:56:51

You can mix the Wellbaby syrup into cereal or yogurt too. Although mine just slurps it off the spoon!

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