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April 20th, 2013, 10:03 PM
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Are you giving your LO's water yet? How much?
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April 21st, 2013, 12:44 AM
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They don't NEED water at this age - They get enough from breastmilk or formula.


That being said - I give my daughter a sippy cup with water. She doesn't drink much, if any, but I'm trying to get her use to the sippy cup.
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April 21st, 2013, 04:39 AM
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He gets a bit every other day or so from practicing with his sippy cup. Maybe 2 mouthfuls?
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April 21st, 2013, 05:45 AM
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No water right now.
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April 21st, 2013, 06:14 AM
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I give him a few sips here and there when I have a glass of water. He loves the act of drinking of out of the glass.
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April 21st, 2013, 07:03 AM
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She has a sippy cup. She gets water after she eats solid food (to wash it down). More goes onto her shirt than in her mouth lol.
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April 21st, 2013, 09:02 AM
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Just for fun if he's sitting in the high chair munching on a cookie or whatever solid food he could get his hands on. He just figured out his sippy cup and thinks it's a blast.
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April 21st, 2013, 09:32 AM
2pinks&ablue's Avatar Chantelle
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I give her a sippy cup once in a while just for practice, but I don't think any of it gets in her mouth lol
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April 21st, 2013, 10:09 AM
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Yes, since 6mo M has gotten a straw sippy cup of water after each solid as rec'd by her Ped.

We all need a drink of of some kind with meals....same applies to babies to help wash it down.
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April 21st, 2013, 05:48 PM
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At Elias's 9 month check up this last week, the Pedi said he could start having 2-4oz of water a day to try it out and to play with the sippy cups. I gave him a bit in a sippy cup and he hated it; he looked at me like, 'What the heck is THIS crap? And where's my milk?" He doesn't really like his sippy cup either. Oh well.
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April 21st, 2013, 06:53 PM
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Finn gets some water every once in a while. He reaches for my glass!
I think he loves the way it feels on his gums.
He isn't a fan of his sippy cup but I put about 2-4 ozs. of water in there for him to get used to it!
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