NO Small Things About Children: How Can Children Drink Water to be Healthy?

2020-11-21
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For parents,the problem of drinking water is a big deal. How much water should children drink? What kind of water should children drink? When should children drink water? It really broke the hearts of parents all over the world, what's more, children generally don't like drinking water!

In fact, children do not drink more water than adults, in these issues do have a lot of attention!

Generally, infants aged 0 to 6 months can meet their basic drinking water needs only by breast milk. However, when the baby's lips are dry and crying, it is better to feed a little water to moisten their lips, but not too much.

After 6 months of birth, the internal organs of the baby are fully developed. You can properly drink a little water besides breast milk and milk powder. It is most appropriate to control it at about 300ml. The baby does not drink and does not need to be forced to feed. It is only appropriate to increase the amount of milk. In addition, this period of children in the growth and development process also need calcium, phosphorus, iron, iodine and other trace elements, need to pay special attention to.

After the birth of the child from one to three years old, the drinking water should be increased a little, about 500 ml. Children of this age generally don't like to drink water. Many parents try to enhance the taste of water and lure the baby to drink it. But in fact, children still drink breast milk. The water mixed with juice can satisfy the taste of children, but it may make children hate the plain breast milk, and the gain is not worth the loss.

After four weeks of age, the water requirement of children is further increased, about 800 ml per day. Bao's father and mother need to determine the specific amount and frequency of drinking water according to the amount and color of their children's urine. In addition, although the children in this period have been weaned, they also need to drink milk and other dairy products regularly to ensure the nutrition needed for growth and development.

After the age of 14, children's drinking water tends to be normal adults, need to be controlled at about 1200 ml per day. And this is the golden age for children's growth and development, and they need normal diet and nutrition protection most. Children of this age group are suitable for drinking mineral water every day, because the calcium element in the water can be better absorbed and utilized by children to ensure the needs of physical growth and development.

It's also a big question about what water children should drink. For children under four years old, it is suitable to drink boiled high-quality tap water and natural mountain spring water. Children of this age should not drink pure water or mineral water, and mineral water containing various artificial additives should not be drunk.

After the age of four, normal drinking water can be drunk. However, natural mountain spring water and boiled high-quality tap water are still the most suitable. You can also drink a certain amount of natural mineral water according to the children's own needs.

After the age of 14, natural mineral water is the most suitable. Family should always have bottled mineral water to meet the needs of children's growth and development. Especially in areas with poor water quality, we should drink healthy, safe and harmless bottled mineral water.

Of course, for the current more popular baby water, if the family conditions are rich, you can appropriately buy for children to drink. If the family condition is general, there is no need to buy baby water at a high price. Natural mountain spring water or high-quality tap water can meet children's drinking water demand.

Now, do parents know how to feed water to their children? As for how to let children drink more water, we can guide children to normal water supplement through delicate cups and the exemplary role of parents. Remember not to use drinks instead of water, even 100% pure juice will bring certain harm to the development of children. 

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