A member asked:

At what age can an infant start drinking water and how much? for example, if the child is sick, can you given them only pedialyte?

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Pedialyte is only recommended for a child with vomiting and diarrhea. Discuss the addition of water with your child's provider. There is usually no indication to give just plain water.

Answered Mar 1, 2019



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