Babies need vitamin D for healthy growth and development. Vitamin D is important for healthy growth and development in infancy and childhood especially for normal bone growth and muscle strength. Contains no preservatives, no artificial flavors, no coloring. Baby Ddrops does not contain corn, dairy, soy, gluten, wheat, artificial flavors or coloring. The American academy of pediatrics recommends that infants who are breast fed or partially breast fed should be supplemented with 400 IU of vitamin D daily.