Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Mandy | 2009-02-13


Fruit juice

I breastfed my baby until she weaned herself at 8 months, she doesnt want to drink anything but fruit juice, I buy the purity juice and dilute it as follows: 100ml juice with 200ml water. She is 10 months old. How big of a problem is this? I give her yoghurt and cheese for calcuim and she eats really well - stews, fruit, fish, veg.

Expert's Reply



Normally I would be concerned about a baby who does'nt take any milk at 10 months. However your baby seems to on a full diet already and is getting calcium rich foods. The main thing is that she is growing well so just continue as you are.Try and introduce other liquids such as rooibos tea.

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Posted by: mandy | 2009-02-13

Just want to mention my daughter is 77cm tall, weighs 8.9kg and has never been sick. She also started crawling this week.

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