How to Feed Your Child When They’re Sick
Focus on Fluids
- <12 months: 20-24 oz breastmilk or formula
- 1-3 years: 4 cups or 32 oz.
- 4-8 years: 5 cups or 40 oz.
- 9-13 years: 7-8 cups or 56-64 oz.
Don’t worry about counting ounces, watch your child!
- Signs of dehydration include dry lips or mouth, fewer wet diapers or trips to the bathroom, loss of energy, less interest in playing, or a change in skin tone/color.
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