HV said 'there is no need to boil water for cup after 6 months'...true?

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  1. Connah'sMommy

    Connah'sMommy Well-Known Member

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    As the title says really.

    When my HV was discussing weaning with me she said you still need to boil water for bottles but after 6 months there is no need to boil it for the sippy cup:shrug:

    So what do we do then? use tap water? Or would bottled water be better?

    thanks xx
     
  2. Lu28

    Lu28 Aisling's mammy

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    I think we're meant to just use tap water because bottled water has too many minerals for babies
     
  3. lollylou1

    lollylou1 Mummy to Belle and preg

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    i still boiled till she was one but only because our water is shocking here!!!

    Lou
    xxx
     
  4. Mum2b_Claire

    Mum2b_Claire Mummy to Ruby & Scarlett!

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    Yeah, tap water (or filtered if you prefer) is fine after 6m.
     
  5. faille

    faille Mummy & WTT

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    I've been giving her filtered water (I don't like drinking straight from the tap) from 6m. But like Lu said, shouldn't give bottled water as it's too high in minerals for LOs.
     
  6. saraendepity

    saraendepity Daisy's Mummy and TTC!

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    ooh i never knew that..thanks :D
     
  7. Connah'sMommy

    Connah'sMommy Well-Known Member

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    If we're filtering it,is it ok to have in the fridge? or will it be too cold?xx
     
  8. faille

    faille Mummy & WTT

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    We have the filter on our fridge/freezer and it comes out pretty cooled. She likes it cold though, think it helps with her teething lol
     
  9. Mum2b_Claire

    Mum2b_Claire Mummy to Ruby & Scarlett!

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    But you can keep filtered water at room temp too, if you want.
     
  10. Connah'sMommy

    Connah'sMommy Well-Known Member

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    So either is good then,that makes it easier :D
     
  11. Plus2

    Plus2 Mummy to B&M&N, my world!

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    Thanks ladies........ I never knew this!
    :thumbup:
     
  12. mummymoo82

    mummymoo82 Well-Known Member

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    wow i didn't know that thanks Ladies
     

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