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My 3 y.o. son drinks a lot of liquid (juice, compote, water, tea, etc.) Is it normal?

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Asked by AnittaT at 8:25 AM on Oct. 3, 2010 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • yeah and totally healthy actually

    Answer by Zoeyis at 8:27 AM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • Well first juice has a lot of sugar, so I say stop all the sugary drink.  You might want to bring him to the doctor. Extreme thirst is a sign of Diabetes


    Answer by louise2 at 8:30 AM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • My son does too. Hmm.... (He's 3 as well.) It always seems like he's thirsty.

    Answer by Annabel1809Lee at 8:30 AM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • It's really good!!!!

    Answer by mygirlpaige at 8:33 AM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • My 2 year old loves to drink. Milk. Water Juice. Fortunately, he hates soda. He's gotten into a cup every now & then. He'll make a disgusted face, shake his head, and put it down. He just loves to drink. I'll usually get 100% juices w/ no added sugar or water down his juices. I'll also try to give him more milk than anything else.

    Answer by paige8608 at 8:37 AM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • thirst is ok, but you might want to cut his juice with some water (like 1/2 and 1/2) It helps with the sugar intake and the calories.

    Answer by BigfordBrat at 9:01 AM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • yes

    Answer by sherribeare at 2:09 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • my son loves water and juice and milk but...... with his juice i water it down with mostly juice if i give him juice without water its fruitables its a veggie/fruit juice

    Answer by kris8525 at 2:16 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • Why are you complaining? It's very good! I struggle to get my kids to drink water.

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 3:05 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • I don't think it was a complaint as much as a question. Bu,t yes I think a lot of drinking is good for him, as long as they are healthy drinks. If you are concerned, call the Dr. to ease your mind.

    Answer by MyAngel003 at 3:35 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

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