Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Tanya | 2010/10/11

Q.

Milk feeds

I have 6 month old twins, born at 36 weeks. The are eating 2 meals a day and get breast as well as formula milk. How much milk do they need to drink per day? Thank

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

I really need to know about your babies' weights and whether they are boys or girls.The most important form of nutrition is their milk at this age.Taking the average weight for a 6 month old baby boy which is 8kg, they would need 1100ml of milk per day if their only fluid intake is their milk.

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