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Giving water to babies: when?

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Each baby is different, so it depends. Older generations will say to give babies a little bit of water every so often to prevent thrush.


Some pediatricians like mine recommend your baby starting with a little bit of water at 6 months. Gradually increase the amount you give to them so they are drinking at least 8 oz of water by age 1.

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