Ok, I posted a question and I honestly am surprised by some of the answers I got. Some people made it sounds like a 7 mo old does not need to drink water. He is breast-fed and he only drinks like 6 in the morning, 9 in the morning (about half as much as 6am), about 2pm (about as much as 9am) and then sometimes at 5 or 6pm, but he is starting to not want to feed then recently. So, he probably only gets like 16 oz a day of breastmilk. How should he not be drinking water?? He will get dehydrated if he isn't drinking more than just b-milk, wont he? Please let me know your opionions on this matter, and ONLY opinions!
Answer by Bugsmommy1908 at 12:08 AM on Apr. 22, 2009
Answer by LolosMom at 12:08 AM on Apr. 22, 2009
Answer by calliesmommie at 12:10 AM on Apr. 22, 2009
Answer by vabchmommy at 12:10 AM on Apr. 22, 2009
Answer by maggiemom2000 at 12:11 AM on Apr. 22, 2009
Answer by NicMorgan at 12:22 AM on Apr. 22, 2009
Answer by MicahsMom612 at 12:31 AM on Apr. 22, 2009
Answer by feelgoodinc at 12:40 AM on Apr. 22, 2009
When my daughter started solids regularly (about 6 months) I would give her about 2 oz. of water with her solids. The only concern is if your child is on the thin side (like mine is), then you would want to substitute the water for breastmilk so they aren't getting empty calories.
Answer by Wistful at 1:52 AM on Apr. 22, 2009
Answer by TiccledBlue at 5:47 AM on Apr. 22, 2009
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