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My 4 year old loves milk but is there such a thing as too much milk?

She drinks milk allot during the day!! She also has water but am I giving her "too" much milk?


Asked by girliemom0406 at 2:04 PM on Nov. 26, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • Talk to your doctor. As far as I know there is no such thing as too much milk.

    Answer by dancer at 2:05 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • My doctor told me no more than 3 cups a day but I am guilt I give him more that is all he want to drink

    Answer by nicjon at 2:05 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • There is such a thing as too much milk. Sometimes if kids drink too much milk, juice, or water even they don't feel hungry because their tummies are too full and then don't want to eat at mealtime. My daughter is two and I was told to give her 12 to 16 ozs of milk a day. Anymore than that and she wouldn't want to eat when the time came.

    Answer by badgirl44654 at 2:05 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • if her turds turn hard=too much
    i give my daughter almond milk
    she speech improved after the switcth

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:09 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • Yes there is. If someone drinks too much milk, their bones are affected. You can also drink too much water. According to my son's doc, a child should have no more than 8 oz of milk, 4-6 oz of juice a day...the rest should be PLAIN water.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 9:42 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • everything in moderation is a good rule of thumb

    Answer by cornfused at 3:43 PM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • Past the age of two, water is the only beverage that humans need.

    Too much dairy can leach iron and other nutrients from the body. Conventional milk is loaded with pesticides (linked to cancer, add/adhd, etc.), and growth hormones (linked to early puberty, and other healthy issues).

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:00 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • Yes. No child ever needs to drink milk. Ever heard of water? Its what were made of.

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 2:12 PM on Nov. 26, 2010