Why You Should NEVER Feed Your Baby Water


When my boys were infants, I remember reading all the books, and recall that for those first few months of life, breastmilk was all they needed to eat.

I also remember a family member who asked if I should be giving my baby water. I glared at her, and then responded that my breastmilk was enough. Even though she also asked if my breastmilk was enough, I let her remarks slide.

newborn baby curled up sleeping on a blanket with feeding bottle

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Now obviously after solids are introduced, babies can learn to drink water from a sippy cup – but never before because it could be dangerous.

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Maria Lianos Carbone

Maria Lianos-Carbone is Publisher/Editor of amotherworld. Follow her on Twitter @amotherworld and @lifeandtravelca, and on Instagram @amotherworld.

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