A 37-year-old female asked:
my toddler does not drink milk at all after she gave up bottle. should i be concerned about growth and strong bones?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Cindy Williams answered
38 years experience Pediatrics
Calcium: If she is between 1 and 2 years, she should have whole milk, about 16oz/day,for the fat, as well as Ca. If she is over 2, then she needs calcium, but it doesn't need to be from milk. Ca for 1-3y is 500mg, 4-8 is 800mg, and 9-18y is 1300mg. They now make juices and other foods with added Ca, or you can use a supplement, even Tums (calcium carbonate).
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:
People also searched for:
Should i be concerned if i never had periods and my doctor sent me for vaginal ultrasound after not being able to get a cervical biopsy
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!