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Silly question! 6mo, what water to give?

(6 Posts)
needsadviceplease Mon 22-Oct-12 13:02:43

This is from being clueless first-timer, rather than pfb (I think)! Do I need to offer him cool boiled water or is regular tap/filtered water okay?

TIA

5madthings Mon 22-Oct-12 13:19:44

regular tap water is fine, and i guess filtered water ie from a brita filter type thing? is also fine?

no need to boil it unless you are making milk with it smile

WitchesTit Mon 22-Oct-12 13:25:49

Tap water should be fine but if you want to be extra careful, boiled and cooled.

Bottled spring water can have a high level of minerals in so isn't recommended for making up bottles but a dribble in a cup for a 6 mo should be fine.

needsadviceplease Mon 22-Oct-12 16:32:27

Thank you both.

StarlightMcKenzie Mon 22-Oct-12 16:36:37

Tap is better for you than filtered

needsadviceplease Mon 22-Oct-12 23:13:18

Really - how come? I generally drink filtered as I much prefer the taste (live in v hard-water area).

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