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Sorry if this is a really simple question - hungry or thirsty?

(4 Posts)
NatChrisBump Wed 22-Jun-11 11:40:47

That's about it really!! Baby is formula fed and in this warm weather (Yep it is warm!! lol) he seems to ask for the bottle rather alot. How can I tell if he is just being greedy and hungry or if he is thirsty? He's nearly 4 months so I'm happy giving him boiled water, but don't want to fill him with water if it's food he needs or vice versa... if you see what I mean. Is it just trial and error?

This seems quite a stupid and simple question compared to the others on this list, but I do want to get it right.


NatChrisBump Wed 22-Jun-11 11:41:33

* That should say 'cooled boiled water' I don't mean I give him boiled water!!

RitaMorgan Wed 22-Jun-11 12:16:39

He might be having a growth spurt? I don't think they recommend giving water before they're weaned now, even for bottle fed babies.

LaCiccolina Wed 22-Jun-11 13:02:00

Actually it doesnt seem a daft question. I have no idea though sorry, it just made me curious to read the posts!

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