How to supply water to the growing children?

Water is the source of life. For children, their metabolism is exuberant, and the consumption of water per unit weight is higher than that of adults. Because of their immature organ system function and weak immunity, the standard of drinking water is also higher than that of adults. Therefore, it is very important to supplement water reasonably in autumn and winter for the growing children. < / P > < p > first, urine color is the most intuitive indicator to judge whether there is water shortage or not. Clear color, almost transparent, indicating adequate water intake. If the color is yellow, the urine concentration function is enhanced, and the body is in a state of water shortage. Second, urine volume and frequency. The frequency of urine has a certain reference significance. The newborn under the full moon can wet 20 diapers a day. Children aged three or four may urinate six or seven times a day. When awake, if a child does not urinate for four or five hours, or if he urinates very little or yellow, he has to worry about water shortage. If the child urinates frequently, a few drops at a time, it may be bad urination habits, it may also be urinary tract infection, suddenly urinate frequently, should see a doctor for examination. < / P > < p > there are several kinds of water supplement sources for you to use: direct drinking, self-contained food, endogenous water of energy metabolism. All natural products are “good water”, including white water, fresh milk, fresh fruits and vegetables. First, drink a small amount of water for many times. Drink about 50-100ml each time. The baby can drink less each time and sip it slowly. Children’s water intake should include boiled water, milk, soup, juice, etc., so there is no so-called daily drinking water requirement. It is not recommended to drink enough during the day and make up for it at night, which may cause the child to wet the bed in the middle of the night and eventually affect sleep. < / P > < p > secondly, it is suggested to increase the amount of drinking water after fever, diarrhea, vomiting, cold and cough, vaccination and medication. Compared with adults, children are more likely to lose a lot of water due to fever, diarrhea, etc. Timely water, can promote drug metabolism, accelerate urination and perspiration, antipyretic effect. < / P > < p > thirdly, children are not recommended to drink one kind of water for a long time. Tap water – after the raw water is boiled, its activity increases, so that human cells can be moistened and feel thirsty. This is the best drink recommended by experts for babies. However, the content of calcium and magnesium in boiled water decreases, and the content of aluminum ion is on the high side. Mineral water contains a variety of trace elements, which are beneficial to the body. However, due to the incomplete development of children’s kidneys and other organs, the filtration function is not as good as that of adults. If you drink mineral water for a long time, a variety of metal elements will cause a certain burden on children’s kidneys. Purified water – although the removal of harmful impurities, but also remove all minerals, if long-term drinking purified water will cause a lack of trace elements. So, the easiest way is to drink alternately. 08/16/2020