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The best buys to en­cour­age your baby to drink more flu­ids

Mother & Baby (UK) - - CONTENTS -

Make it easy to keep your lit­tle one hy­drated this sum­mer

TIP!

There’s no need to of­fer your baby wa­ter if you’re breast­feed­ing, but she may want to feed more fre­quently. If you’re bot­tle­feed­ing, you can of­fer your baby cooled boiled wa­ter to drink be­tween feeds.

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LIT­TLE JUDE’S FLAVOURED MILK

If per­suad­ing your tod­dler to drink wa­ter proves tricky, try one of these de­li­cious, nu­tri­tious milk drinks in­stead. Sweet­ened with honey and avail­able in choco­late or ba­nana flavour, they con­tain 100 per cent nat­u­rally sourced in­gre­di­ents, and vi­ta­min D. 12m+ £1.25, JUDES.CO.UK

BOON PULP SIL­I­CONE FEEDER

Some­times there’s just no per­suad­ing a tot to drink more. On those days, this sil­i­cone teething feeder is just the thing. Fill it with wa­ter-rich fruit, such as melon or straw­ber­ries, and let her chomp away! 6m+ £5.95, TOMY.COM

ANNABEL KARMEL BY NUK ICE LOLLY SET

Home­made ice lol­lies are bril­liant for keep­ing your tot’s fluid lev­els up while cool­ing her down. Use puréed fruit or pure fruit juice in this lolly-mak­ing set. It’s spe­cially de­signed for lit­tle hands to hold, and dish­washer safe. 9m+ £5.99, NUK. CO.UK

360 NUBY WON­DER CUP MINI

This spill-proof cup is den­tist-ap­proved, and great for ba­bies who aren’t quite ready to drink from an open cup. It’s easy to drink from any­where on the rim, and it comes with a wa­ter­tight lid. 4-12m £5.99, NUBY-UK.COM

DRINK IN THE BOX

Pop berries or sliced fruit in this leak-proof and squirt-proof drinks box, and fill it up with wa­ter to make your own healthy al­ter­na­tive to juice car­tons. It’s made from Tri­tan, which is BPA and ph­tha­late­free, and it’s dish­washer safe, too. £9.99, AMA­ZON. CO.UK

COMOTOMO

If your bot­tle-fed baby doesn’t take kindly to be­ing of­fered any­thing other than milk to drink, of­fer her wa­ter in this bot­tle. The skin-like, soft and squeez­able tex­ture makes it re­ally ap­peal­ing, and the wide neck means it’s easy to clean. £13, KIDLY. CO.UK

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