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Should I Feed My Baby With Formula With Or Without Fluoride On The Water
Or, can supplement: A little Fluoride is good, but too much isn't good for teeth either. If you don't use water with fluoride, you can use a liquid Fluoride supplement or multivitamin with fluoride. If your water has fluoride, however, as many public water utilities do, or if you use bottled water without fluoride, you won't want to use a Fluoride supplement. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Baby now 5w takes 3oz of soy formula prepared with fluoride Nusery Water every 3-4 hours. fluorosis or are the amounts safe? Formula fed since day 3.
No need.: Congrats on your new baby and 3oz of formula prepared with nursery water with fluoride is not necessary. There are concerns about too much fluoride causing fluorosis and no need to use nursery water with fluoride. Most babies do not need fluoride until after 6 months of age. If you like nursery water, use it without fluoride until older than 6 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the risk of fluoride in my baby's water for her formula? Do u reccomend a good brand of water for my baby to mix with her formula?
No risk: Fluoride in the baby's water is a great idea but your pediatrician should know the amount of Fluoride in the water in your community and whether or not the baby is using tap water or other source of bottled water which may not have Fluoride so they can advise whether a Fluoride supplement is indicated, . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fluoride: One of the best ways to strengthen teeth & make them less susceptible to tooth decay is the incorporation of Fluoride into the actual structure of the enamel as they form. This is much better than any Fluoride treatment to the surface of teeth later on. Whether or not to use Fluoride supplements, vitamins with Fluoride or nothing depends upon the amount of Fluoride in the natural water supply.->. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I prepare my baby's formula with bottled Spring Water. Is that better than nursery fluoride water? Do I need to boil spring water?
Why not tap water?: Most tap water is perfectly safe to make infant formula with, and likely does not need boiling. Most city tap water contains adequate fluoride and is comparable to nursery water. Bottled water is regulated by the FDA, but mineral content is highly variable, which is somewhat concerning if given to an infant over long periods of time. Fluoride in water is not necessary until teeth are visible. ...Read more
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.
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. ...Read more
Can I use baby water for my 3 weeks baby if yes then it should b with fluoride or without fluoride? Nd it won't affect her stomach?
Fluoride important: You can get by with plain water for your child. But, vitamins with Fluoride are very important. You can get the liquid vitamins and drop some in the water and as they get older...Let them suck on the eyedropper. That is what we did with our kids. But save your $$$ and use tap water unless you know your water is bad or you are on well water. Then..Get your water tested. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it ok to give my 3month old remineralized water with added fluoride 2-3x a week even though it says for babies 6-24months? Shes strictly breastfeed
Water infant : At age two months you can start giving two ounces of water a day ...Read more
Are children more sensitive to fluoride than adults? My child drinks fluoridated water and uses toothpaste and mouth rinse with fluoride, as i do. Is this too much for his baby teeth?
Be careful: Children are not allowed to use adult tooth paste because of content is being not appropriate for children's health norms. Using excessive amount of Fluoride is not only going to create problems with the teeth, but also may affect the whole bone system. It makes bone structure much more brittle and teeth discolored. In some cases just fluoridated water is sufficient in providing necessary units. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Newborn feeds 3oz formula 8-10x a day using Nursery Water with fluoride. She's 4w old and has been taking formula since day 3. Fluorosis concern?
No: If you stop the water with flouride now, there is no concern. Use plain bottled water or boiled tap water. ...Read more
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