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Getting Fluids Down

Hi mamas, My neice is 10 months and has caught the rotavirus. She was hospitalized for a few days but came home today. She won't take any fluids. My sister is desperate because they said if she doesn't get her to take something soon, she will be back in the hospital. do you mamas have any advice?


Milk and Juice

I am wondering how many ounces of liquids does a 16 month old need? And what...


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Is There Any Juice Out There That Is Okay to Drink?

I read not too long ago about traces of arsenic found in apple and grape juice. Now, I just read about "flavor packs" being used in all brands of orange juice to be processed as pasteurized, and that these packs are essentially chemicals. there any juice out there that is safe for our children to drink? I have always used 100% juice with my children. I am also one of those moms that waters down any juice because I think they are way too sweet as is. My 3 year old loves juice, and his favorites are apple and grape!! Is...


Toddlers with Juice?

My daughter is 16 months old. We have kept juice from her up to this point...

Sippy Cups

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No Sippy Cups?

So I've seen many questions with posters that state they do not/will not use sippy cups for their toddlers, and today's question got me wondering why. Personally, we never used the traditional "sippy" cup that has a lid and a valve (too much to wash and potentially lose), but introduced the kind with just a lid around 8 months. My son was EBF, and didn't get bottles much so it was either water in a cup or breastmilk. Around 2.5 he was trustworthy enough to lose the cups with lids and go to regular cups with only an occasional accident. ...


Which Sippy Cup?

Hi, my son has been using the sippy cups with the rubbery straws. It's very...


The Sippy Cup

hello all, My son just turnned 19 months and has been using the nubby...


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Should He Be Drinking Water?

I have a 6 month old son. He refuses to drink water. How much water should he be drinking? Any ideas on getting him to drink it?


Too Much Water???

Is there such a thing as too much water for a toddler. My son is two and...


Water on the Brain

How bad can water hurt an unborn fetus? and what can they do to fix it?


Drinking More Water

If anyone has any ideas on how to get my 10 month old daughter to drink more...