Recommended daily fluid intake for children

​In children, fever increases the need for fluids by 10 %. Soups, yoghurts and other foods that contain a lot of liquid are considered liquids.

Recommended daily fluid intake

Child's weight ​Amount of fluids
​3-6 kg ​1/6 of the child's weight 
​6 kg ​1000 ml
​7 kg ​1050 ml
​8 kg ​1100 ml
​9 kg ​1150 ml
​10 kg ​1200 ml
​11 kg ​1250 ml
​12 kg ​1300 ml
​13 kg ​1350 ml
​14 kg ​1400 ml
​15 kg ​1450 ml
​16 kg ​1500 ml
​17 kg ​1550 ml
​18 kg ​1600 ml
​19 kg ​1650 ml
​20 kg ​1700 ml
​21 kg ​1720 ml
​22 kg ​1740 ml
​23 kg ​1760 ml
​24 kg ​1780 ml
​25 kg ​1800 ml
​26 kg ​1820 ml
​27 kg ​1840 ml
​28 kg ​1860 ml
​29 kg ​1880 ml
​30 kg ​1900 ml
​31 kg ​1920 ml
​32 kg ​1940 ml
​33 kg ​1960 ml
​34 kg ​1980 ml
​35 kg ​2000 ml