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A 28-year-old male asked:

My baby isn't drinking, she had a bottle 120ml at 5am this morning and so far only 30ml for the rest of the day. its been going on like this for 4 days. she's 4.5 months old. doesnt want water or tea either. can it be teething?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Wouldn't think so: I would keep track of wet diapers. If she is not going at least every 8 hours she is getting dehydrated & needs to be seen to sort this out. I can't accept teething to push a kid to this level of fluid refusal.
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