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#1 of 3 Old 12-15-2006, 02:30 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I havent bought any yet, or even read the bottle. SAw it yesterday in the health store and was gonna buy it for myself, but was wondering if a 34 pound almost 3 year old can take it for boosting immune system?

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I give it to my 4yo who is 35lbs and haven't seen any negatives...
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My midwife recommended it to me when I was pregnant, and my 2yo daughter wanted everything mom had, so she drank it (a decent amount, too, not just a sip) and seemed fine. I never noticed any negatives. If I remember right, it's basically vitamin C, not sure if there's anything else in it. But now I use sodium ascorbate as vitamin C--cheaper and just a salty flavor, so it mixes well in other stuff, or just in plain water. But Emergen-C is tasty, and it comes in so many fun flavors.
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