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mixing formula question

is it necessary to use bottled water for my baby fomula or can i use plain old tap water?

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Asked by MinnieMoni at 1:46 PM on Oct. 4, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I wouldn't use tap water.. too many things in it.. I use nursery water.

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 1:47 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • depends on your county, and their water, i had one of those pure water filters so i used my tap water but it was filter

    Answer by piwife at 1:47 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I used a brita water filter. Bottled water was expensive. You can boil it ahead of time too.

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 1:48 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • a gallon of the baby water is $1 at walmart which is not expensive. your child is worth it:)

    Answer by fkaye at 1:54 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • If you choose to use bottled, don't use the kind with minerals added, like Dasani or Aquafina. Most tap water is fine, just ask your pediatrician. Boiling it is a great, less costly option to nursery water.

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 1:54 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I use tap water. Nothing wrong with my family.

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 1:54 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I used tap.

    Answer by mompam at 1:58 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • thats what i was thinking about doing boiling the water..instead of wasting the money i waste in nursery water...normally i wouldnt have a problem but money is getting tight

    Comment by MinnieMoni (original poster) at 1:58 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I have 5 kids and have never used anything but tap water and never boiled it.  If the water was good enough for the rest of us to drink it was good enough for the baby.


    Answer by justanotherjen at 2:07 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • We used filtered tap water boiled for at least 5 minutes.

    Answer by Allergic2Stupid at 2:35 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

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