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Find Out the Risks of Unsafe Water for Your Child

You obviously take care to protect your baby from all possible threats. It is important that you do not overlook water. Drinking water can be a potential source for some serious contaminants.

In general, drinking water in the United States is clean and safe to drink.  However, the American Academy of Pediatrics now again recommends boiling water for formula.  This is less due to the risk, than because the rare occurrence of bad water would be fatal to the baby.

Additionally, you should check for impurities in your water supply.  Here are some ways to have your water tested for purity:

Even after all this testing, you still may want to invest in a simple water purifier like Brita to make sure all the water you are drinking and using in cooking is sufficiently filtered.

Disclaimer: The above information is commonsense reflection drawn from general experience. If you are looking for expert medical advice, please consult your doctor.