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When can I introduce water via bottle?

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KittyN Thu 19-May-05 23:57:32


Can anyone advise at what age I can introduce water? Either mixing with formula or on its own.

Also,is it ok to boil the water in the kettle or a pan?

DD is nearly 8 weeks and I am mainly breastfeeding with 2/3 bottles of formula per 24 hrs.

Thank u!

tiffini Fri 20-May-05 00:00:57

you can give water now, and boiling it in a kettle is fine

KittyN Fri 20-May-05 00:04:33

Thanks tiffini

hunkermunker Fri 20-May-05 09:20:27

You shouldn't need to give water - why do you want to?

tiktok Fri 20-May-05 10:30:29

Don't bother, KittyN - babies don't need it and it's a hassle.

In particular, don't mix it with the formula. That has to be made up and offered in the precise dilutions on the packaging.

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