Your question: What age can babies have electrolytes?

Electrolyte liquids are helpful for babies 3 months or older who have been vomiting.

Can you give electrolytes to babies?

Mild dehydration due to illness in infants under 1 year old

If you are not breast-feeding your child, give him or her special clear liquids with electrolytes, such as Pedialyte, instead of formula for the first 12 to 24 hours. You can buy oral electrolyte solutions without a prescription at supermarkets and drugstores.

Can you give a 3 month old Pedialyte?

Pedialyte should not be given to babies under the age of 1 without first talking to your pediatrician. Once opened or prepared, the drink should be refrigerated and consumed or discarded within 48 hours to reduce the risk of contamination with harmful bacteria.

How can I hydrate my 2 month old baby?

Offer a bottle or breastfeed frequently, especially if your baby isn’t taking in very much at each feeding. Wait on other drinks. Do not give your baby an oral rehydration fluid (e.g., Pedialyte), water, juice, or soda for illness, vomiting, or diarrhea without talking to your doctor first.

Can a 2 month old drink Gatorade?

While Gatorade should never be used as a substitute for milk, infants and toddlers can safely drink Gatorade beverages once they are weaned off breast milk or formula and begin consuming food, fruit juices, and other beverages.

Can 6 month old have electrolytes?

Try giving her very small amounts of fluid (primarily breast milk or formula as well as a little water if she’s 6 months or older) frequently. Electrolyte liquids are helpful for babies 3 months or older who have been vomiting.

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Can a 9 month old have Pedialyte?

For infants up to 10 months old, use Pedialyte® or Enfalyte®, Liquilytes® or generic electrolyte solution.