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How much does your two year old drink a day??

I feel like my son is ALWAYS thirsty! I must fill his sippy cup like fifteen to twenty times a day! I've had him tested for juvenile diabetes and it was negative. His pediatrician told me he's just a thirsty kid.

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PaCsSupermom

Asked by PaCsSupermom at 9:50 PM on Apr. 29, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Two cups of milk, and usually around 3-4 cups of water. If I allow him to have juice he will drink more, but only because he likes the taste and not because he's really thirsty. When he drinks more, he eats less.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 9:56 PM on Apr. 29, 2011

  • Mine DS drinks does the same thing OP.
    amberdawnbarr

    Answer by amberdawnbarr at 10:09 PM on Apr. 29, 2011

  • I meant to take out drinks lol
    amberdawnbarr

    Answer by amberdawnbarr at 10:09 PM on Apr. 29, 2011

  • Does he eat anything?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:19 PM on Apr. 29, 2011

  • Are you kidding me??? the one thing my son does better than drinking is eating, he LOVES food!

    And he only gets juice or milk with meals any other time it's water
    PaCsSupermom

    Comment by PaCsSupermom (original poster) at 11:24 PM on Apr. 29, 2011

  • Maybe he has a high metabolism or just an active kid?
    istealcookies

    Answer by istealcookies at 2:01 AM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • My son drinks 2 cups of milk and about 3 or 4 cups water/juice...So prob about 40 oz each day. I'm sure each baby is different!
    praying4baby985

    Answer by praying4baby985 at 2:55 PM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • my son is always thirsty too i dont think i fill his cup up 15 to 20 times a day but he does drink more then normal.
    martinsmom2008

    Answer by martinsmom2008 at 5:39 PM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • My son drinks a lot!! try to encourage more water but this kid loves his milk! :) I asked my doc about it and he said that is fine as long as he is drinking something. I wouldn't be worried!
    MommyYeoman

    Answer by MommyYeoman at 6:08 PM on Apr. 30, 2011

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