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Baby 3 weeks, what water safe to use with powder formula? bottled spring water vs bottled purified water w/ minerals & fluoride. don't like using tap.

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Distilled: Distilled water would be ideal at this stage. Fluoride is not necessary until the teeth start to erupt. 'Drinking water' is from a municipal source ( tap water), nursery water is often priced higher and not necessarily superior to Distilled. Spring water quality is variable is quality and consistency.
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
Again clean tap water is adequate, safe, and cheap
Jul 26, 2015

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