Parenting a newborn or counting the days until your little one arrives? Feeding them is at the top of your to-do list. But whether you’re breastfeeding, formula feeding, or both, you may wonder when it’s safe to give your baby water.
And you may be surprised that they’re not supposed to drink plain water during their first several months of life. Please keep reading to find out when babies can safely have water, how to introduce it to them, and what to watch out for (this is intended to be informational, this is not medical advice).