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Food supplements for 3 month old baby - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   I gave my 3 month old baby one and a half ounces of water mixed with a half ounce of coconut water, will it hurt her?
User :   Is anyone there?
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I gave my 3 month old baby one and a half ounces of water mixed with a half ounce of coconut water, will it hurt her?
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.
Doctor :   yes u can give
Doctor :   no harm in that
User :   25 years old, male, ohio, food preperation, in a relationship, 5 ft 6in, 186 lbs,
User :   so it will not hurt her?
Doctor :   few drops of that is fine
Doctor :   but as far as possible dont give any supplementary feeds
Doctor :   other than ur breast milk till 9 months
Doctor :   6 months atleast the baby should be breast fed
User :   i read somewhere else that babies need plenty of electrolytes and water should not really be given to them because of water intoxication
Doctor :   i said few drops
Doctor :   not in ounces
User :   are you a real doctor?
Doctor :   yes ur having live chat with doctor

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