Omega 3 is essential for brain and eye development in babies, and linked to behaviour, concentration, immune function and memory in toddlers and children. It's something you really want your little one to be having in his or her diet.
Oily fish is undoubtedly the best source but not all children will eat fish. My eldest certainly wont and we've tried it in many different recipes and dishes. He simply doesn't like it. This article goes through the recommendations for little ones, why its a critical nutrient and alternatives sources to oily fish which are helpful if you are bringing up your baby or child to be vegan or vegetarian......as-well as for those who just hate fish!