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04/08/2013 at 18:13
04/08/2013 at 18:40
Think I went for regular water at that age? Bearing in mind they will be eating all sorts of food at this time. I gave water in a cup with every meal.
04/08/2013 at 18:42
Pretty sure i did tap water straight from tap at this age but i cant i 100% remember!!
04/08/2013 at 18:46
04/08/2013 at 18:57
Water from a tap is fine to drink. Not sure on formula though soery
wARs, including the not really remembering.
Helpful, aren't we
04/08/2013 at 18:58
For drinking water I think I gave F cooled boiled water until about 8 months but, from what I understand, you can give normal tap water from 6 months.
With regards to formula, we made a bottle up one at a time as needed using boiled water in order to kill any bacteria in the powder. We then switched to cows milk at 12 months.
04/08/2013 at 19:10
We just give A normal tap water now. I think with formula though it still needs to be boiled.
04/08/2013 at 20:01
You can def give tap water from 6 months. Formula I would presume the water still needs to be boiled
04/08/2013 at 22:04
Tap water in an unsterilised sippy cup here after 6 months. He was rolling about and licking the floor by that stage anyway, regular tap water wasn't going to harm him!
04/08/2013 at 22:11
I thought water still had to be boiled until they were one. Well, those were the guidelines with C and I've done the same with S, but we all know how quickly the guidelines change ... I can't see how tap water would hurt though.
05/08/2013 at 06:56
LWO - I had A in 2009 and the guidelines then were 6 months
05/08/2013 at 07:17
Tap water from 6 months is fine, that's what we did here. No boiling water here
05/08/2013 at 07:21
It was straight from the tap when I was weaning A. She was 2008 x
05/08/2013 at 21:57
Ally, I was def. told to give cooled, boiled water until 1 when I had C in 2010, otherwise I'd not have considered the need to do it. They prob changed the guidelines, then changed them back. Sigh. I'm still boiling and cooling though, not that I can get her to drink much water anyway.
05/08/2013 at 22:24
I gave both of mine cool boiled water until they were one and mine were 07 & 09. Even though this is my third i am clueless!
06/08/2013 at 00:05
NHS guidelines are that you can give tap water from 6 months
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