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Did you hear about that mother in FL that dilluted her 5 month old baby's formula with water and almost killed her baby??

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:44 PM on Dec. 2, 2008 in Just for Fun

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  • weird, no
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:45 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • no what is up with that? you have to dilute most formula with water
    jodi205

    Answer by jodi205 at 9:46 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • she was putting 10oz water with 2 scoops of formula and the baby got a seizure and water intoxication
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:49 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • what happen? i mean did she water it to much with a big nipple...then i could see a issue..other then that dont know how...
    mama2twins07

    Answer by mama2twins07 at 9:50 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • yeah i heard about that! i can't believe that! it's crazy. it was probably the premade formula that's already done and ready. i don't think that should be diluted.
    Wifey_to_Kris

    Answer by Wifey_to_Kris at 9:51 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • whats whater intoxication---water is expose to be good for you
    mama2twins07

    Answer by mama2twins07 at 9:51 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • A typical Formula bottle is 2 oz of water to 2 oz of Formula for a 4 oz bottle. Directions on the can are clearly visible right? I can't remember the last time I read the can so I assume they would have to still be on there as well as any warning labels. Did she mix it differently to save money or something? Maybe she didn't know better. Although I can't imagine how she couldn't know better. I'd sure find a better way to save money.
    happy2bme7

    Answer by happy2bme7 at 9:56 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • Water intoxication (also known as hyperhydration or water poisoning) is a potentially fatal disturbance in brain functions that results when the normal balance of electrolytes in the body is pushed outside of safe limits by over-consumption of water.[1] Normal, healthy (both physically and nutritionally) individuals have little to worry about accidentally consuming too much water. Nearly all deaths related to water intoxication in normal individuals have resulted either from water drinking contests, in which individuals attempt to consume more than 10 liters (10.5 quarts) of water over the course of just a few minutes, or long bouts of intensive exercise during which electrolytes are not properly replenished, yet massive amounts of fluid are still consumed.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:58 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • I just read the 10oz water w/ 2oz formula remark. Wow! Did she say why she did it?
    happy2bme7

    Answer by happy2bme7 at 9:59 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • link please!
    chyna_doll

    Answer by chyna_doll at 10:01 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

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