Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Diddy | 2008/10/20

Q.

5 weeks

Dear Pead, my son s 5 wks old this week, he weighs 4.38kg and drinks 90mls Nan HA (We have allergies in the family), he drinks every 3 hourly, but the problem is that he is supposed to be on 100 - 120mls according to the clinic sister, but he doesn' t quite finish the 90 ml yet unless he has slept for 4 hours or more, he falls a sleep and leaves about 15 ml each time, I worry that he is not getting enough fluid although he has 6 - 7wet nappies a day, should I be concerned?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

There is no need for concern.Your baby is taking the correct amount of his formula.

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