Why Water Is the Best Drink for Children

Whether you’re preparing to welcome the first addition to your family or your newest family addition, it can be difficult to decide which foods and drinks is best for their health. Many parents don’t put much thought into what their child drinks. This is largely due to the misconception that because drinks are liquid, there are no tooth decay causing plaque that gets stuck on and between teeth. While there are no “solid” pieces of debris in drinks, harmful bacteria and sugars of liquids can coat the teeth, which can increase the risk of tooth decay if not promptly cleaned.

It may be tempting to give your young children and babies milk and fruit juice to drink as they contain important vitamins and minerals your child needs to grow up strong. Babies need the vitamin D, calcium and fat of milk to get a healthy diet as they don’t have … Read More