Children under age 1 should not be given Pedialyte without a doctor's recommendation, advises the Pedialyte website. Children age 1 and older require an 8-ounce serving of Pedialyte every 1 to 4 hours as needed, resulting in a total daily amount of 32 to 64 ounces in a 24-hour period.Know More
Pedialyte advises parents to consult a physician about diarrhea and vomiting in infants under age 1 because they are at greater risk of dehydration than older children.
For older children, continuing to provide a child with Pedialyte after 24 hours of use is not advisable. The Pedialyte website stresses the importance of consulting a physician following 24 hours of diarrhea. Parents should contact a physician if vomiting or fever occur as well.Learn More
The amount of formula an 11-month-old should have varies from child to child but ranges between 24 and 40 ounces per day, according to BabyCenter. The sites recommends that children at this age take four or five bottles of 6 to 8 ounces of formula each day supplemented by healthy solid foods.Full Answer >
On average, a 5-month-old baby should start with 1 teaspoon of rice cereal per day. They should not eat this dry, but with 4 to 5 teaspoons of their regular formula or breast milk. The mixture should be very runny so that the consistency is close to milk, making it easier for the baby to eat it.Full Answer >
WebMD explains that electrolyte solutions such as Pedialyte must be diluted by one-half before giving to dogs to treat dehydration due to gastrointestinal problems. Add the diluted electrolyte solution to the dog's normal drinking bowl. There are also specially made electrolyte solutions that are safe for use in pets and are flavored to encourage the pet to drink.Full Answer >
Three-month old infants will eat approximately six times per day, with bottle-fed infants eating about 6 ounces per feeding, based on information provided by the Nemours Foundation and U. S. National Library of Medicine. Infants at this age will typically gain about 1.5 to 2 pounds per month, and grow about 1 to 1.5 inches per month.Full Answer >