For child ingestion of fish oil is a true test, therefore, to acquaint your baby with this product it is necessary to start from a very early age. After the first year of life children usually begin to understand the tastes and trying for the first time fish oil at this age, the child will likely spit you out.
Give your child this specific product during feeding, preferably in the middle of the process. In this case the baby will not need to drink cod liver oil on an empty stomach, and will have the opportunity to eat delicious food that much to do this unpleasant procedure. If the child is older, include in his diet fish such as salmon, lake trout, herring, tuna or mackerel.
To persuade the child to take fish oil you can, offering him to treat you this product. Maybe she'll be interested in the process and will want to try it myself.
Children 1 month of life is recommended to give 3-5 drops of fish oil, gradually increasing the dose to 0.5-1 teaspoon per day. After 1 year the life of malism it is recommended to give 1 teaspoon of fish oil per day. Starting from 2 years old – 2 teaspoons, from 3 to 1 dessert spoon a day. Children over 7 years can be given an adult dosage of fish oil, that is 1 tablespoon 2-3 times a day. The rate on this product is 2-3 months with a break of one month.
The older children who already know how to swallow pills, fish oil can be given in capsules to be taken during or after eating, squeezed small amounts of water. The drugs must be stored in the refrigerator. But before use carefully read the manual.
Before you give fish oil to a child, you should always consult with a pediatrician. Fish oil, like many drugs, has a number of contraindications.