Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
132 Doctors are Online

What is the amount of formula milk a two year should consume?

Feb 2013
User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Practicing since : 2002
Answered : 3176 Questions
How much formula milk should my 2 year old son consume. Lately he chooses to eat solids rather than drink milk.. A while ago he was only able to have 11 fl oz over the past 24 hours..however he has eaten quite a lot..
Posted Sat, 15 Jun 2013 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. E Venkata Ramana 9 days later

Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.

In your 2 years old child you can restrict the formula milk to a total of 500 ml per day in divided feeds.

It is advised to give more solid foods as they contain more calories, proteins, fat, and nutrients like vitamins and minerals which are essential for the child growth.

Therefore I advise you to give formula milk of 500 ml per day and give more balanced, nutritious solid food for his optimal and healthy growth.

Hope I have answered your query, if you have any clarification please let me know.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Topics

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask a Pediatrician

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor