What's a good age for juice and water ?

Shawna - posted on 01/13/2010 ( 2 moms have responded )

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Hi, I have an 81/2 month old son and I have not yet given him water ior juice. Is now a good time ? and when should it be given to him because I know milk is still the most important . And what type of Juice should I give him ?

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Kelly - posted on 01/14/2010

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they also make boxes with baby juice in it.. my son is 10mnths old and take sips of my soda and drinks a whole milk bottle everyonce n a while but like anna says half an half juice.. and water my son still gets choked on and he is 10mths

Anna - posted on 01/13/2010

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Give him 100% juice like juicy juice. I have a 7 month old and he's been drinking juice since shortly after he was born to help with bowel movements. You start it about 50 50 juice and water and then when he is used to it go full juice. Give him maybe 1 or 2 bottles/cups a day. I give my son 2. He's on tablefood too though because he has teeth and doesn't get full enough with just babyfood. I give it to him during the day because it will make him pee a lot...if he has problems with bowel movements do apple juice it will help a lot. Other than that my son eats and drinks anything but green beans...any questions about it send me a message

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