Baby's DHA

Baby's Dha Age 1+

NPN 80056691

Manufactured By Nordic Naturals
Supports your baby‘s brain and eye development in an easy-to-use omega-3 liquid
Baby's DHA is a trusted source of omega-3 DHA—an essential fat your baby needs for healthy brain, eye, and nervous system development.
  • Each bottle contains 60mL
  • Unflavored
  • For optimal freshness, store in the fridge and use within 3 months

Why you'll love it

As parents, ensuring the healthy development of your baby is a top priority. One of the key nutrients that play a crucial role in infant development is docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an omega-3 fatty acid. While breast milk or infant formula provides a foundation of essential nutrients, there are specific situations where DHA supplementation for babies becomes important. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the importance of DHA supplements for infants, the scenarios where they might be needed, and how DHA contributes to a baby’s overall well-being.

The Significance of DHA for Infant Development

DHA, a long-chain omega-3 fatty acid, is a fundamental component of brain and eye tissue. During pregnancy, infants receive DHA from their mothers, primarily during the third trimester, when brain growth is most rapid. After birth, DHA is supplied through breast milk or fortified infant formula.

When Might DHA Supplementation for Babies Be Necessary?

  1. Breastfeeding vs. Formula Feeding: While breastfeeding is recommended, the DHA content of breast milk can vary depending on the mother’s diet. Some infants may require additional DHA if their mothers’ breast milk is lower in DHA content. Formula-fed babies, on the other hand, may benefit from a DHA-fortified formula.
  2. Vegetarian or Vegan Diets: Infants born to mothers following strict vegetarian or vegan diets may have lower DHA intake through breast milk. In such cases, DHA supplements can provide the necessary omega-3 fatty acids.
  3. Premature Birth: Preterm infants are often born before they have fully accumulated their DHA stores from their mothers. DHA supplementation is often recommended for premature babies to support their development.

DHA’s Impact on Infant Health

  1. Cognitive Development: DHA is vital for brain development, especially during the first two years of life when brain growth is at its peak. Infants with sufficient DHA intake may have improved cognitive functions, including better problem-solving skills and attention span.
  2. Visual Health: The eyes also benefit from DHA. This nutrient supports retinal development, ensuring optimal vision. In fact, DHA is a key structural component of the retina.
  3. Neurological Health: DHA contributes to overall neurological health. Studies have suggested a possible link between DHA intake and a reduced risk of developmental disorders such as autism and ADHD. While more research is needed, it underscores the importance of DHA.

Why this formula?

Nordic Naturals Baby’s DHA is the official baby’s omega-3 of the American Pregnancy Association. It uses 100% wild Artic Cod and no fish body oils or synthetic additives are ever used.

All Nordic Naturals’ fish oil products are offered in the triglyceride molecular form—the form naturally found in fish, and the form your body most easily absorbs.* Everything we make is non-GMO and third-party tested, surpassing the strictest international standards for purity and freshness. Nordic Naturals fish oils are Friend of the Sea (FOS) certified and sustainably made in a zero waste facility powered by biofuel

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How much do I really need?

Baby’s DHA is given as 1mL once daily, though your primary care provider may recommend a different dose based on your baby’s specific needs.

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Nutritional Info

Supplement Facts
Baby's DHA PER 1mL

Amount Per Serving

Cod Liver Oil (from arctic cod)


Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)


Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)


Other Omega-3 Fatty Acids


Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol/Vitamin D3)


Non-Medicinal Ingredients:

purified arctic cod liver oil, rosemary extract (a natural preservative), RRR-alpha tocopherol (antioxidant), vitamin D3 (olive oil, cholecalciferol).

Recommended Use or Purpose: an essential fat your baby needs for healthy brain, eye, and nervous system development

Recommended Dose: Infants and children aged 1-3 years, take 1mL daily with  food or as directed by your health care practitioner.


As with any natural health product, you should consult your healthcare practitioner on the use of this product. Store product in a cool and dry place. Keep out of reach of children. If you experience an adverse event or allergic reaction, discontinue use immediately and contact a healthcare professional.