Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Maria | 2011/07/19

Q.

Fluid intake

How much should a 9 year old weighing around 45kg drink per day?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

The usual formula is 1500ml plus 20ml for every kg your child weighs over 20kg: 1500ml+20ml x 25= 1500ml +500ml=2000ml [2 litres per day]

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