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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?

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?

See below: 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. ...Read more

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Is it bad that i drink from a babies bottle?

Is it bad that i drink from a babies bottle?

At 50 years old -: It is odd. But if hurts no one and makes you happy then who is to judge. ...Read more

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Are there any risks to drinking from a babies feeding bottle?

Are there any risks to drinking from a babies feeding bottle?

Hygiene: Yes.There is the risk that bacteria or virus from your mouth could be transferred to the baby, and make the baby sick. ...Read more

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My husband smokes and drink a lot so he cannot have kids what medication can he take do we can have babies?

My husband smokes and drink a lot so he cannot have kids what medication can he take do we can have babies?

Nothing: There is no "medication" one can take to create a healthier environment for sperm production. He needs to do it the correct, old-fashioned way - change his lifestyle, his habits and live better. So many people want "pills" that will solve all problems in life, whether it be weight, behavior, sleep patterns.This is not the way to live healthy - pop a pill to fix it. He needs to change his lifestyle. ...Read more

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Does drinking cold milk have any disadvantages? Can it be given to babies?

Does drinking cold milk have any disadvantages? Can it be given to babies?

Not for babies<1 yo: Cold milk is a safe beverage for most above 1 years old.Infants under 1 yo should ideally get human breast milk: cow milk infant formulas and other infant formulas are an okay substitute. Check in with your pediatrician if you have other nutrition questions. ...Read more

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My baby don't want to drink his new infant formula, what shall i do?Thanks

My baby don't want to drink his new infant formula, what shall i do?Thanks

Details: I can't help unless you tell me the baby's age and weight and if you breast fed, but normally babies have a short time transitioning to formula after breast milk but soon adapt. ...Read more

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My baby don't want to drink infant formula anymore,he is just 2 years old.thanks?

My baby don't want to drink infant formula anymore,he is  just 2 years old.thanks?

Stop Formula!: The Academy of Pediatrics and other organizations all agree that infants should be transitioned from formula to whole milk after 12 months (1year) of age, then transitioning them to low fat or skim milk after 2 years of age; of course with a healthy well-balanced diet of solid foods. Bottom line - your two year should not be drinking infant formula anymore - it has too many calories and fat. ...Read more