Milk consumption and hydration status of exclusively breast-fed infants in a warm climate.

@article{Brown1986MilkCA,
  title={Milk consumption and hydration status of exclusively breast-fed infants in a warm climate.},
  author={K H Brown and H Creed de Kanashiro and Roxana Del Aguila and Guillermo L{\'o}pez de Roma{\~n}a and Robert E. Black},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1986},
  volume={108 5 Pt 1},
  pages={
          677-80
        }
}
To assess the hydration status of 40 exclusively breast-fed Peruvian infants, their milk intake and urinary volume and concentration were measured during 8-hour daytime observations. Maximum home temperatures ranged between 26 degrees and 33 degrees C; environmental relative humidity ranged between 49% and 96%. The infants consumed between 105 and 528 gm milk during the observation period; the standardized intakes ranged between 4.0 and 12.1 gm/kg body weight per hour (mean +/- SD 7.5 +/- 1.7… CONTINUE READING