Is it okay to give excessive water to 6 month baby

Bharti - posted on 05/10/2015 ( 1 mom has responded )

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I m first time momy of a beautiful daughter. I ve just started giving her water. Everytime i gave her water she wants more and more as she just cant get enough of it. So i just want to ask if it is safe to give her excessive water.

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Jodi - posted on 05/11/2015

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NO!!! Have you heard of water intoxication? At this age she shouldn't need water, as she would be getting plenty of fluids from either breastmilk or formula. Too much water can cause water intoxication, and people can die from that. Children are particularly vulnerable.

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