Does your toddler or child struggle with hydration? Here are a fun ways to encourage them to drink more H2O!
How much fluid do kids need? Check out our post Keeping Kids Hydrated in the Heat to read about fluid guidelines for babies, toddlers and kids up to 18 years old! (Fluid recommendations are probably much higher than you think!)
If you have either of our courses you also have our Milk and Weaning eBook - we have additional Foodie Judy ideas for water drinking on page 27! The eBook is also sold separately as well.
Your child’s urine should be pale yellow, and babies/toddlers in diapers should be producing at least 5-6 wet diapers per day. Signs of dehydration in children include dry lips/skin, dark urine, excessive sleepiness, low energy, and no tears when crying. Speak with your provider if your suspect dehydration.
Milk counts toward hydration in toddlers/kids, but we want to promote water as a primary beverage as kids get older. Here’s how: