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I've done homebrew in the past: raw (unsweetened) Kool Aid packets mixed to 1/2 sweetness, with a mixture of salts (e.g KCl and NaCl). You can substitute syrups for granulated sugar. Google around for recipes.
I looked online for information, and I checked my local supermarket. I didn't phone any companies. Pedialyte has a hechsher. But even if you buy the powder, you'll still pay $4-$5 to make one liter. Okay, fine, maybe I'll buy a sports drink concentrate instead. These products also claim to help replenish lost electrolytes. I looked mostly for information ...
In the case of my son, whose Brit Milah was delayed because of neonatal jaundice, the Psak our Rav gave us was to wait until the bilirubin levels come all the way down to the "LeChatchila" level recommended by the doctors, and not just to the "mildly-high-but-not-overly-dangerous" levels at which doctors will allow an 8-day-old baby to undergo a Brit Milah ...
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