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How many wet nappies should by baby have a day on about 20 oz fluid?

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mummytopebs Sun 19-Dec-10 14:07:16

DD 11 months has never had many wet nappies and now is down to 2 nappies in 24 hours!! Even then they are not soaking wet. I have worked out she has around 20 -22 oz fluid a day. She has a unknown blood vessel disorder and I am getting really concerned now that its spread to her kidneys. How many wet nappies should be having on this amount of liquid?

sleighBELLasringing Sun 19-Dec-10 14:08:08

I would say maybe 6-8? It is a long time since mine were in nappies, so I could be wrong.

belgo Sun 19-Dec-10 14:10:32

She should have a very full nappy in the morning and then at least 3 or 4 wet nappies during the day.

Two nappies which are not very wet, is not enough and you should speak to the doctor.

mummytopebs Sun 19-Dec-10 14:19:53

She sees a few consultants but they have never really seem surprised when it was 4 nappies a day but the last week it has gone down to 2. I didnt know if she was drinking enough, is around 20oz about right for 11 months? I can remember 1st dd's nappy was always soaking on a morning but dd2 has never had this. I am sick of emailing her consultant about different things, just feel like I am bothering him all the time and wanted to make sure that she definitly not weeing enough

belgo Sun 19-Dec-10 14:32:49

Email her consultant. You will not be bothering him, really.

mummytopebs Sun 19-Dec-10 14:38:42

Belgo would you say she was drinking enough? She is not overly keen on water or juice but has 20oz of milk and then around 2 oz water

belgo Sun 19-Dec-10 14:41:54

I don't know if it's enough - you need to look at her whole diet and her fluid intake in foods.

katie88c Sun 19-Dec-10 20:45:46

Hi my 11 month old went 18hours today without a wee a at I took her to the hospital but they didnt do much really apart from wen she did have a wee checked it for infection and she didnt have 1 so they sent her home she as only had 3 since im stuck now dont no what to do

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