Babies & Water: When to Offer

We started offering water to my daughter in a sippy cup at 6 months old, mainly so that she could learn to use the cup. She didn't get very much at first until she got the hang of the sippy. Around 9 month we would let her have water in between bottles or meals.

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    I think with Mason and Audrey we started offering water around 8-9 months. With Hayden, she's just recently gotten the hang of a straw and so we are giving her water in a straw sippy anytime she eats table food. She mostly plays with it, but she does drink some!
      8Theresa Gould
      Yeah, each of ours were different. All depends on the child, how long they nursed etc.
        Gosh cannot remember when I introduced water....
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