Babie and drinking water.

User - posted on 08/26/2009 ( 2 moms have responded )

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How much water is my son(nine mnths )supposed to take in a day?

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It may be different for formula fed babies, but I know that for breastfed babies, they don't need water at all. My son's pediatrician said 4-6 oz was okay if he wanted it, but it wasn't necessary.

Veronica - posted on 08/26/2009

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When my son was that age I was told by the doc that his main liquid intakes should be formula/breastmilk and baby fruit juices but that I could introduce small amounts with snacks if I wanted. Just not so much that his little belly is full from the water. He needs to be full on his food and formula/breastmilk.

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