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Water consumption
brwilliford14 posted:
Hello! My daughter is six months now and I was wondering how can I introduce water to her. The doctor said I can give her 2-4 oz. a day now but she doesn't really like the taste of water. Is it more a waiting game or can I put something in her water so it's easier on her taste buds? Thanks!
lenono97 responded:
Yes, it's just a waiting game. I wouldn't add anything to it. Babies really don't have taste buds yet and you don't want to start a bad habit. I would just keep offering water. I would use a sippy cup. She can practice with a sippy at the same time. She still gets plenty of liquids with her formula/breast milk so anything else is just for practice.

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