+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    2,085
    Thanks
    424
    Thanked
    599
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week

    Default How much water should a toddler drink?

    My DS is 17 months old. He doesn't drink anything other than water through the day and some milk before bed.

    He has around 5/600mls a day.

    How much should he be drinking? Is he getting enough?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    10,302
    Thanks
    3,122
    Thanked
    6,313
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    From memory it's around 100ml per kilo so if he is 10kg then 1000ml per day - which can be made up from drinking water, milk and high water content foods like fruit and veg - over the age of 3 I think 1200- 1500ml is average for the day
    as long as he is having a few wet nappies a day and the clearer the urine the more hydrated he is - this is the age to try increase water consumption as they tend to run around more !

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    2,085
    Thanks
    424
    Thanked
    599
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by Elijahs Mum View Post
    From memory it's around 100ml per kilo so if he is 10kg then 1000ml per day - which can be made up from drinking water, milk and high water content foods like fruit and veg - over the age of 3 I think 1200- 1500ml is average for the day
    as long as he is having a few wet nappies a day and the clearer the urine the more hydrated he is - this is the age to try increase water consumption as they tend to run around more !
    Thank you! I think I need to get more water into him. He's 14.5kgs. Only has one 240ml bottle on top of his water intake.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Restaurant water - safe to drink?
    By biscuitfeatures in forum First Trimester Chat
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 07-12-2013, 08:44
  2. Toddler won't drink milk
    By DewDanni in forum Weaning & Starting solids
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 24-10-2013, 14:50
  3. What water do you drink?
    By SoThisIsLove in forum General Chat
    Replies: 97
    Last Post: 24-05-2013, 00:20

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Pyjamas.com.au
With so many gorgeous brands and styles for every season, our pyjamas, nighties, robes, sleepsuits and sleeping bags are lovely for lights out and perfect for lazy days. Get 10% off first order using code bubhub. Be quick offer ends 31/12/16.
sales & new stuffsee all
Wendys Music School Melbourne
Wondering about Music Lessons? FREE 30 minute ASSESSMENT. Find out if your child is ready! Piano from age 3 years & Guitar, Singing, Drums, Violin from age 5. Lessons available for all ages. 35+ years experience. Structured program.
Use referral 'bubhub' when booking
featured supporter
Innovations Sports Physiotherapy
Women’s Health Physios who are able to assess and treat a wide range of Pregnancy and Post Natal Issues. We offer Post Natal Pilates Classes taken by our Physios. These classes help you rebuild strength through your Core and Pelvic Floor.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!