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Tips for getting DS to drink fluids other than milk anyone please?

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Flossam Fri 22-Apr-05 13:10:24

I have tried various baby juices, water and fennel tea without success. I've given it to him in a beaker and in a bottle. He's just not interested. He's 23 weeks and is weaning. He is rather constipated IMO, and I think he needs to be drinking some kind of fluid. What do you reckon?

poppy101 Fri 22-Apr-05 13:16:14

I use fresh orange juice and a dilute with boiled cooled water. Wasn't keen to begin with but they soon get the idea.

Flossam Fri 22-Apr-05 13:29:04

Ive been trying to get him to drink various things for probably about a month now with little or no success.

Peachyclair Fri 22-Apr-05 14:28:08

If he is being weaned, you could make his food even sloppier to keep his fluids up if he is a little dehydrated?

If you keep giving stuf to kids- juice, beqkers, vegetables, rent books- they eventually get the idea. It takes a while sometimes though.
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