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rach2713 Sat 08-Mar-14 22:43:14

This may seem a silly question I have a dd who is 15 months can I give her fresh orange juice and Apple juice. I also have a 7 year old ds but can't remember if I gave him or not lol

marriednotdead Sat 08-Mar-14 22:58:39

Not a silly question.

Lots of children with fillings in recent times caused by the combination of sugar and acid in fruit juice. It's far less healthy than previously assumed. If you can, stick to water and milk.

ExBrightonBell Sat 08-Mar-14 23:18:00

I would stick to plain water for the reasons given, but if you want to give juice then water it down to 1 part juice to 10 parts water or so.

rach2713 Sat 08-Mar-14 23:31:41

Ok thanks its just she's never taken to water always tried her with it but she always refused it. Will water it down for her and try it thank you

Rhododendron Sun 09-Mar-14 14:12:26

DD drinks a lot more water if I serve it at body temperature rather than cold.

rach2713 Sun 09-Mar-14 15:18:58

I tried her with it cold and warm when she was younger but she never took to either

GreenGoblin0 Mon 10-Mar-14 07:01:31

It might be worth trying again now with water now she's a bit older

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