Restricting fluids

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Sometimes children need to restrict their daily fluid intake, often because of kidney problems. Learn ways to regulate your child's fluid intake.

Key points

  • Some children with kidney problems must limit their daily fluid intake.
  • All liquids and some foods are fluids.
  • Measure all fluids your child gets each day.
  • Semi-solid foods count as fluids.
Last updated: November 10th 2009