Restricting fluidsRRestricting fluidsRestricting fluidsEnglishNephrologyBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyKidneysNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-10T05:00:00ZNA6.0000000000000079.0000000000000500.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Sometimes children need to restrict their daily fluid intake, often because of kidney problems. Learn ways to regulate your child's fluid intake. </p><h2>Why restrict fluids?</h2> <p>Sometimes, children with kidney problems need to limit how much fluid they drink. Healthy kidneys clean the blood and flush out unwanted fluid and chemicals through urine. Kidneys that are not working properly cannot do this. Instead, extra fluid stays in the body and builds up.</p> <p>If too much fluid builds up in the body it can cause the following problems:</p> <ul> <li>puffiness and weight gain </li> <li>high blood pressure </li> <li>trouble breathing </li> </ul><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Some children with kidney problems must limit their daily fluid intake. </li> <li>All liquids and some foods are fluids. </li> <li>Measure all fluids your child gets each day. </li> <li>Semi-solid foods count as fluids. </li> </ul><h2>Liquids and some foods are fluids</h2><p>Fluids are things your child drinks such as milk, tea, juice, water and pop. Food that is liquid at room temperature also counts as fluid. This includes foods such as ice cream, popsicles, freezies, yogurt, soup, ice cubes and pudding.</p><p>You can help measure and control how much fluid your child eats and drinks. It is important to measure all the fluid your child gets each day. This is the only way to make sure they do not have too much.</p><p>In the hospital, children may also get fluids from an IV tube leading into their arm. These are called intravenous fluids. Staff at the hospital will measure the intravenous fluids your child is given.</p><h2>Measuring fluids</h2><p>Measure and write down all the fluid your child eats or drinks in a 24-hour period.</p><p>Read labels to find the number of ml of fluid in the food or drink. The size of containers may change with different brands of the same food or drink.</p><p>Count the fluid your child drinks when they take their medicine.</p><p>Count all the foods that are liquid at room temperature such as ice cream, Jell-O, ice cubes, yogurt, soup and pudding. These semi-solid foods count as fluids.</p> <figure> <span class="asset-image-title">Fluid measurements</span> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Fluid_measurements_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure>
Restriction de liquidesRRestriction de liquidesRestricting fluidsFrenchNephrologyBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyKidneysNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-10T05:00:00ZNA6.0000000000000079.0000000000000500.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Parfois, les enfants doivent restreindre leur apport quotidien en liquide, souvent en raison de problèmes de reins. Vous apprendrez comment contrôler l’apport en liquide de votre enfant. </p><h2>Pourquoi restreindre les liquides?</h2> <p>Parfois, les enfants qui ont des problèmes de reins doivent restreindre la quantité de liquide qu’ils boivent. Les reins en santé nettoient le sang et éliminent les déchets et composés chimiques dans l’urine, ce que ne peuvent pas faire des reins qui ne fonctionnent pas bien. Les liquides en surplus demeurent dans le corps et s’accumulent.</p> <p>Une quantité excessive de liquides peut causer les problèmes suivants :</p> <ul> <li>boursoufflement et gainde poids;</li> <li>tension artérielle élevée;</li> <li>difficulté à respirer.</li></ul><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul> <li>Certains enfants qui ont des problèmes de reins doivent restreindre leur apport en liquides quotidien.</li> <li>Toutes les boissons et certains aliments sont des liquides.</li> <li>Mesurez tous les liquides que consomme votre enfant chaque jour.</li> <li>Les aliments semi solides sont considérés liquides.</li></ul><h2>Les boissons et certains aliments sont des liquides</h2> <p>Les liquides sont un type d’aliment que votre enfant boit, comme le lait, le thé, le jus de fruits, l’eau et les boissons gazeuses. Les aliments qui se liquéfient à température ambiante sont aussi considérés comme des liquides, pare exemple la crème glacée, les sucettes glacées, les bâtonnets glacés, le yogourt, la soupe, les glaçons et le pouding. </p> <p>Vous pouvez mesurer et contrôler la quantité de liquide que votre enfant ingère et boit. C’est important de mesurer tous les liquides que votre enfant consomme chaque jour, car c’est le seul moyen de faire en sorte qu’il n’en ingère pas trop.</p> <p>À l’hôpital, les enfants peuvent aussi recevoir les liquides au moyen d’un tube IV injecté dans leur bras. C’est ce que l’on appelle des liquides intraveineux. Le personnel de l’hôpital mesurera les liquides intraveineux que votre enfant recevra.</p> <h2>Mesure des liquides</h2> <p>Mesurez et écrivez la quantité de tous les liquides que votre enfant mange ou boit sur une période de 24 heures.</p> <p>Lisez les étiquettes pour trouver la quantité en millilitres (mL) de liquides dans les aliments ou une boisson. La taille du contenant peut varier selon les différentes marques qui existent pour un même aliment ou une même boisson.</p> <p>Mesurez la quantité de liquide que votre enfant boit quand il prend ses médicaments.</p> <p>Comptez tous les aliments qui fondent à température ambiante, comme la crème glacée, le Jello, les cubes de glace, le yogourt, la soupe et le pouding. Ces aliments semi solides comptent comme liquides. </p> <figure> <span class="asset-image-title">Mesures des liquides</span> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Fluid_measurements_EQUIP_ILL_FR.jpg" /> </figure>

 

 

Restricting fluids1200.00000000000Restricting fluidsRestricting fluidsREnglishNephrologyBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyKidneysNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-10T05:00:00ZNA6.0000000000000079.0000000000000500.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Sometimes children need to restrict their daily fluid intake, often because of kidney problems. Learn ways to regulate your child's fluid intake. </p><h2>Why restrict fluids?</h2> <p>Sometimes, children with kidney problems need to limit how much fluid they drink. Healthy kidneys clean the blood and flush out unwanted fluid and chemicals through urine. Kidneys that are not working properly cannot do this. Instead, extra fluid stays in the body and builds up.</p> <p>If too much fluid builds up in the body it can cause the following problems:</p> <ul> <li>puffiness and weight gain </li> <li>high blood pressure </li> <li>trouble breathing </li> </ul><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Some children with kidney problems must limit their daily fluid intake. </li> <li>All liquids and some foods are fluids. </li> <li>Measure all fluids your child gets each day. </li> <li>Semi-solid foods count as fluids. </li> </ul><h2>Liquids and some foods are fluids</h2><p>Fluids are things your child drinks such as milk, tea, juice, water and pop. Food that is liquid at room temperature also counts as fluid. This includes foods such as ice cream, popsicles, freezies, yogurt, soup, ice cubes and pudding.</p><p>You can help measure and control how much fluid your child eats and drinks. It is important to measure all the fluid your child gets each day. This is the only way to make sure they do not have too much.</p><p>In the hospital, children may also get fluids from an IV tube leading into their arm. These are called intravenous fluids. Staff at the hospital will measure the intravenous fluids your child is given.</p><h2>Measuring fluids</h2><p>Measure and write down all the fluid your child eats or drinks in a 24-hour period.</p><p>Read labels to find the number of ml of fluid in the food or drink. The size of containers may change with different brands of the same food or drink.</p><p>Count the fluid your child drinks when they take their medicine.</p><p>Count all the foods that are liquid at room temperature such as ice cream, Jell-O, ice cubes, yogurt, soup and pudding. These semi-solid foods count as fluids.</p> <figure> <span class="asset-image-title">Fluid measurements</span> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Fluid_measurements_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure><h2>Tips for controlling how much fluid your child gets</h2> <p>Here are some things your child can do when they are thirsty:</p> <ul> <li>Drink from a small cup or glass. </li> <li>Drink small amounts throughout the whole day rather than a lot of fluid at any one time.</li> <li>Drink only when they are thirsty, just enough to quench their thirst. </li> <li>Eat a piece of cold fruit. </li> <li>Rinse their mouth with cold water or mouthwash and spit it out. </li> <li>Suck on hard candy, ice cubes, a lemon wedge or frozen grapes. </li> <li>Chew sugar-free gum. </li> </ul> <p>Here are some things you can do to help your child:</p> <ul> <li>Give them a fork instead of a spoon for eating cereal. This will help them leave milk in the bowl. </li> <li>Freeze ginger ale or fruit drinks (but not fruit juice) into slushes or popsicles. </li> <li>Each day, fill a jar with the water equal to your child's daily fluid limit. Each time they drink or eat fluid, pour that amount out of the jar. You will be able to see how much is left. This may help you spread out your child's fluid intake evenly throughout the day. </li> <li>Do not give your child very salty or very sweet foods. </li> <li>Ask your child's doctor if there are medications that will help with dry mouth. </li> </ul> <h2>Notes</h2> <p>Your child can have ________ mL of fluid in a 24 hour period.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Fluid_measurements_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpgRestricting fluids

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