how many bottles of milk is required in a day for a 16months old
Momof1 - posted on 04/09/2011
I give my 17 month old barely a cup a day, but I've been told they can have 2 cups a day. I give him milk with breakfast and the rest of the day he has water and no juice at all! But he eats yogurt and cheeses and brocolli, and those are good sources of calcium. So my answer is 2 cups of milk/dairy.
Mindy - posted on 04/09/2011
most things i have read say to give them about 16oz a day.Most people i read about give there 16 month 24oz. But personaly i just went with my instinct and gave both my kids how much i thought they should have weather that be over 16oz or under.you could always emprovise with things like juice or water.
Louise - posted on 04/09/2011
Your child does not need any milk in a day as they should be getting enough calcium from solid foods like cheese, yoghurt broccoli white fish and bread. If they are eatting enough dairy foods then there is no need to worry about the milk. It is always nice to see a youngster drink milk though so if they enjoy it let them have it.
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