Liquids: Infant

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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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Question on Baby That Wont Drink Juice

i have a 7 1/2 month old that just wont drink juice. i have warmed it, diluted it, tried different juices, tried sippies,, is this wierd? how can i get him to drink juice? thannks for everyones advice. i know its best he shouldnt drink it. his pediatrician never told not to give it to him tho. i would only give him 4 to 5 ounces a day anyways. mybe i will just wait awhile longer. if he doesnt like it good.


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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Introducing Infant to Water

My baby is 3 months old. With the summer approaching, when is the best time and what is the best way to introduce him to a swimming pool? He loves taking a bath. We want our baby to enjoy the water as we enventually want to take him to the beach and snorkeling when he is older. Didn't know if the infant swim classes are recommended or should we teach him ourselves? Also, any specific swim product you'd recommend. Thanks!


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?