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No, you need not boil the water, especially as your child is already nine months old. The recommendation to always boil is just to be extra safe in reducing bacteria content. Note that even very clean tap or bottled water is not sterile and neither is water that has been boiled for a few minutes. In general the recommendation to wash / boil everything you ...


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If you need a second opinion, please get one from another doctor (preferably as soon as possible so that your baby can get the necessary nutrition without delay.) However, since you asked: Yes, you should supplement his feeding with bottles. There's no shame whatsoever in doing this for any reason, let alone to help your baby grow. To continue exclusively ...


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What we did for a few days: I (the father) slept with the baby on a separate bed, with a water bottle ready. When he woke up, I cuddled him and gave him a bit to drink and he would sleep on. The idea is that when the baby smells the (still lactating!) mother, he/she gets hungry. As said, a few days broke the habit and weaning was relativly smooth. Of course,...


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I looked at one manufacturer's recommendation for storage of their formula products to get this answer. For unopened cans of Similac® infant formulas, most desirable storage temperatures are between 13°C [55°F] and 24°C [75°F], but between 0°C [32°F] and 35°C [95°F] is also acceptable. Storage at extreme temperatures compromises the quality of the ...



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