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Wellkid® Baby & Infant Liquid

Carefully balanced supplement for babies & infants

From the makers of Pregnacare®, Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid is ideal for babies and young children from 3 months to 5 years to provide a carefully balanced, comprehensive range of 14 essential vitamins and minerals. Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid also contains Swiss Alpine malt; with a delicious orange taste your little one will love.

Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid formula includes vitamins A, C and D, as recommended for babies over 6 months. The UK Department of Health recommends that all babies aged from six months onwards should be given a supplement that contains these vitamins.

Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid provides an ideal nutritional safeguard during a time when babies and infants have a high nutrient requirement in relation to body size, to support their rapid physical growth and development of bones, muscles, blood and the brain. Key nutrients include vitamin D which is needed for normal growth and development of bone in children, plus iron which contributes to normal cognitive development.

Unless your child is drinking 500ml (or approx. 1 pint) of infant formula a day, as infant formula has vitamins added to it.

What is cognitive development?

It's easy to keep an eye on your newborn and observe the changes in weight and size as he or she grows from baby to toddler to young infant and child. However, it's not so easy to see what's happening inside the brain, but all the while it is busy developing. Right from your baby's arrival in the world, he's looking around and learning at an incredible pace.

Over time, your baby's brain will develop the skills of perception, thought, memory, language and physical co-ordination and this process by which your baby gradually learns these skills is called cognitive development.

 

More reasons for your child to take Wellkid® Baby & Infant Liquid

  • Formula based on the very latest scientific research, with safe nutrient levels carefully selected for the specific needs of growing babies.
  • Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid is produced to high GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) standards of quality control.
  • Delicious malt and natural orange and vanilla flavour your little one will love.
  • Does not contain any artificial colours, flavours or sweeteners.
  • Does not contain lactose, salt, alcohol, fat or yeast.
  • Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid has not been tested on animals.

Product Availability:

Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid is available from Boots, independent pharmacies and health stores. Alternatively you can order online here.

Wellkid® Baby & Infant Liquid Formula

Nutritional Information Average per 5ml % EC RDA*
Vitamin A (443IU) 133 µg RE 17
Vitamin D (as D3 280 IU) 7 µg 140
Vitamin E 5 mg α-TE 42
Vitamin C 30 mg 38
Thiamin (Vitamin B1) 0.5 mg 45
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) 0.8 mg 57
Niacin (Vitamin B3) 6 mg NE 38
Vitamin B6 0.5 mg 36
Folacin (Folic Acid) 80 µg 40
Vitamin B12 1 µg 40
Pantothenic Acid 2 mg 33
Iron 4 mg 29
Zinc 2.5 mg 25
Copper 150 µg 15
Malt Extract 500 mg  
*RDA = Recommended Daily Allowance, µg = microgram
mg = milligram, IU = International Units.
  • Directions for use

  • Babies (from 3 to 6 months):
    2.5 ml (1/2 teaspoon) daily.

    Infants (7 months to 5 years):
    5ml (1 teaspoon) daily.
    Do not give more than the recommended amount.

    Take after feeding. Do not exceed the recommended intake. Wash and dry the spoon thoroughly after use (not in a steam steriliser). Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid has been specially formulated and is therefore ideal for babies and young children. Do not use if the bottle seal is broken on purchase, once opened use within 3 months. Shake well before use.

    Allergy Advice:
    Contains Gluten (from Barley). Produced at a site that may handle nut ingredients.

    • No artificial sweeteners, colours or flavours
    • No alcohol or lactose
    • No fat, salt or yeast
    • Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid has not been tested on animals
    • Produced to high GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) standards of quality control

Wellkid® Baby & Infant Liquid FAQ

Why is it that children may benefit from nutritional supplements?

Government surveys have indicated that some infants are not getting enough of certain nutrients such as iron, zinc, vitamin A and vitamin D. Many children old enough to be on solid food are not eating the recommended 5 portions of fruit and vegetables a day and so may not be getting all of the vital nutrients that their bodies need for long term health and development. Some foods may have a lower than expected nutritional content and be low in certain micronutrients as a result of several factors including modern farming practices, the lengthy storage of ‘fresh’ food before it is sold in some shops and over cooking which can cause certain nutrients to breakdown. It is important to promote a healthy diet and lifestyle in younger children as the starting point of good health and encourage positive eating and exercise habits for later in life.

From the makers of Pregnacare®, Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid has been developed especially for babies and infants to provide a safe and balanced comprehensive range of 14 essential vitamins, minerals and Swiss Alpine malt as a natural energy source. Food supplements are of course never a substitute for a healthy balanced diet!
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How much liquid does Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid contain?

Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid contains 150ml per bottle, enough for 30 days at the recommended dose of 5 ml/ day.[Top]

How and when should Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid be taken?

Babies (3 to 6 months): 2.5 ml (half a teaspoon) once per day

Infants (7 months to 5 years): 5ml (1 teaspoon) once per day

It is important to ensure that your child does not take more than the recommended amount.
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Are there any undesired effects whilst taking Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid?

Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid has no known side-effects when taken as directed. Do not exceed the recommended daily intake. In case of overdose, seek medical advice immediately. As with all supplementation, seek professional advice before using if your child is under medical supervision or suffers from any food allergies.[Top]

Is Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid recommended with any other Vitabiotics products?

Calcium is needed for normal growth and development of bone in children. Rather than including just a token amount of calcium, WellKid® Baby & Infant liquid has been designed so that it can be taken alongside Vitabiotics' Osteocare® available in a liquid form and suitable from 3 years old onwards. For more information, visit www.osteocare.com[Top]

Is Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid suitable for vegetarians?

Yes. Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid does not contain any ingredients derived from animals so it is suitable for vegetarians.[Top]

What are the active ingredients in Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid?

Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid contains the following active ingredient per 5 ml: Vitamin C 30mg; Vitamin A 133mcg RE (443IU); Vitamin D3 (100 IU) 2.5mcg; Vitamin E 5mg α-TE; Thiamin (Vitamin B1) 0.5mg; Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) 0.8mg; Vitamin B6 0.5mg; Vitamin B12 1mcg; Niacin (Vitamin B3) 6mg NE; Folic acid 80mcg; Pantothenic acid 2mg; Iron 4mg; Zinc 2.5mg; Copper 150mcg; Malt Extract 500mg.[Top]

Has WellKid® Baby & Infant liquid been tested on animals?

No. Like all products in the Vitabiotics range Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid has not been tested on animals.[Top]

Always read the product directions before use. Do not exceed the recommended intake. As with other supplements, seek professional advice before using if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or suffer from food allergies, or are allergic to fish or fish products . If you have epilepsy or are taking oral anti-coagulants (blood thinners) consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this product. Vitamin supplements are not intended to treat or prevent any disease. Food supplements must not replace a balanced and varied diet, and a healthy lifestyle.