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fluoride vitamin??!

Hello, I live in NY and my pediatrician told me my 8 month old should start taking a fluoride vitamin everyday until she is a teen. I Just so happen to ask my sister if she gives it to her kids and she sent me an article about how toxic it is. Does anyone else give that vitamin to their children?? NY voted against having it in our water and he told me it’s to make their teeth strong. Thank you in advance!!!!

  • Cristabel
    Sep 07, 2018

    No. Fluoride is a neurotoxin.

  • Jennifer
    Sep 07, 2018

    I live in a city with fluoride in the water. If I did not, I would give my kids the fluoride supplement recommended by the dentist. Current recommendations even state that toothpaste with fluoride should be used when the first tooth erupts (not “training” toothpaste).

  • T
    Sep 07, 2018

    Nope, they get all the vitamins they need naturally from the food they consume.

  • Caitie
    Sep 07, 2018

    The tap water where I live tastes pretty yucky, so we mostly drink bottled/filtered water. Consequently, no fluoride. Instead, we use (kids) toothpaste with fluoride in it (since she was about 9 months). Fluoride is important for tooth health (which can prevent a whole host of general health issues now and later on), and in the small quantities we consume it like supplements, in fluoridated water, in food, etc. it’s not bad. In excess it gets dicey, but it’s not like you’re consuming a vat of the stuff.

  • Monique
    Sep 07, 2018

    I dont like vitamins every day. My daughter take fluoride vitamins and her teeth turn brown. I stop it and now is better.

  • Dorothy
    Sep 08, 2018

    I was just told by my pediatrician that if you dip baby’s toothbrush in a children’s fluoride mouth wash that that would be enough fluoride if your baby isn’t getting fluoride in water. It has a lot less fluoride than the toothpastes do and is adequate, especially when your child doesn’t know how to spit yet after brushing...

  • Rainone
    Sep 09, 2018

    We dont use any fluoride at all it us a neurotoxin!!! Calcifies the pineal glad!!! We just make sure to stay on top of brushing 2-3 times a day and we eat very healthy not much sugar.