Same as above. Babies don't need juice. It's us adults that think that they do. My paediatrician always recommends against it. Prune juice is good, if baby is constipated. I still breastfeed and my daughter drinks water, she hates most juices anyway. You could try another alternative such as mango or banana lassi. It is less sweeter and more nutricious, with bub getting extra calcium.
Even though babies don't need juice. I started giving Joel diluted juice at about 8 months. I let him drink one glass of the diluted juice and then if he finishes that then I give him just water to drink.
I gave Cooper juice just once. It was last week, we were at a ballgame that went MUCH longer than expected, and he had already finished his bottle of formula and his baby food. I had a juice box for one of the other kids, and I diluted it with water. He liked it, but as the others said, babies don't need juice. It's okay to give it once in a while, though. Personally, I would never give it in a bottle, but always in a sippy cup. I hate to see a 2 or 3 y/o walking around with a bottle!
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