Hey moms I just want to ask How much juice,water a baby at 10-11 month should drink?

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Juice,water,etc.....should baby drinks at 10-11 month?


MOMMBY Mom - posted on 05/28/2010




My doctor said my son could drink about 4 ounces of juice a day. I only offered juice and water from a sippy cup and my son loves both juice and water, although juice is his preference. Thus, I usually fill up the glass mostly with water and give him a "splash" of 100% organic juice. That way both of us are happy.

The important thing is you don't want your child to fill up on juice and then not drink milk or eat her food. My son (now 24 months) eats really well and it is only natural to give him a drink of water/juice mix with his meal. Unfortunately he doesn't love milk and so we still do milk separately from meal time. If you can get your child to drink formula/breast milk at meals I would think that would be ideal as they still need a lot of milk (whole milk starting after a year) especially until they are at least two. For my son he ate his meal best when not accompanied by milk.

For more information on water, please refer here: http://mommby.com/Breastfeeding_and_Bott... or please refer here for more information on how much formula/ breast milk a 10-11 month old should on average be drinking - http://mommby.com/Breastfeeding_and_Bott...

Don't forget to check with your healthcare professional.

Take care,

Dygurl - posted on 06/30/2014




I started giving my daughter juice (half/half) when she was about 7mo old because she was having issues BM. When you start them on solid foods, sometimes their bodies aren't use to the solid food and need a little extra liquid for hydration. I give her 4oz in the evening and it cleared up her BM problems :) She's 10 mo now.

Jessica - posted on 05/28/2010




They are not recommended to have ANY juice at that age. I do not offer anything but breastmilk and the occasional sippy of water if it is hot out.

Lindsey - posted on 05/28/2010




my lil girl is 4n a half months i do her 4oz of mineral water n let her drink as much as she likes try offering milk between bubs will let you know wot one they perfer hope this helps


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Missy - posted on 05/28/2010




My 10 month old gets no juice...as there is no need for it...she has a sippy of water with her all day long and drinks as she wants. i also give her water with her meals.

Tisha - posted on 05/28/2010




I'm not sure of an exact amount but I always offered water and very diluted juice in between regular formula feedings, not in place of. Especially in the summer when it was hot. I only offered one bottle of juice per day as they don't really need juice if they are gettting their fruits and veggies from baby food. Also, I didn't do it with my first but I did with my second - Only offer water and juice out of a sippy cup. They make the ones with the soft spouts. It makes it a lot easier to wean from the bottle when the time comes.

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