How old is old enough for pedialyte?
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Melody - posted on 04/02/2010
I'm curious as to what you mean by diarrhea. Infant poop is so loose already- I had always heard that breast milk and formula is all baby should be drinking/eating until 4 months. Did you put a call in to your pediatrician? If he really does have diarrhea at this young age they can get dehydrated very quickly.
Stephanie - posted on 04/16/2010
my daughter had diarrhea for about a week when she was four weeks old. side affect from a penicillin shot for strep, anywho the dr said it was ok for to give her 2oz of pedialyte twice a day. It worked fine with her.
Brittany - posted on 04/01/2010
I would. My son was 7 weeks old when his pediatrician told me to give him pedialyte. I didn't need to use it before then, but he assured me it is as safe for infants as toddlers or even adults. He suggested the unflavored kind so he still eats his veggies fine when it's time for that though.
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