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Do babies need to drink water?

Do babies need to drink water?


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Many new parents ask if little babies need water, and unfortunately they often get the wrong answer from the family.

Do babies need to drink water? (Photo: iStock)The correct answer, however, is not. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), babies less than 6 months old do not need water at all. Their website states that breast milk contains more than 80% water, especially the first portion of milk at every feeding, so every time the mother feels her child is thirsty, she can breastfeed. since you can get all the fluids you need from these foods. According to pediatrician Catherine Pound, babies less than 6 months of age, if given water, can interfere with their eating routine and lose weight. it would also take less in the body than white, various vitamins and minerals, carbohydrates and certain fats. - Baby feeding is based on breast milk and formula for the first few months as it is a very important time for growth. They grow so fast that their energy needs are very high at this time, Therefore, this type of nutrition is essential for them - said the specialist. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, there is no need for water, tea or fruit these months unless your doctor tells you otherwise. Even on very warm days, babies do not need water, instead, you need to do more breastfeeding to keep them from being dehydrated (VIA)Related links:



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