Each stage of child development seems to bring a whole new series of questions and concerns. Is my child eating right, drinking right, growing right, talking right, playing right…? I know I should ask my doctor these questions first, but instead, who do I turn to? Friends, family, books, and good old trusty Google. Check out my latest questions and answers now that Will is officially a toddler.
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How much should my toddler be eating?
What kinds of food should I feed my toddler?
How much cows milk should my child be drinking per day?
My doctor says 24 ounces, but I’ve been giving Will 18 ounces a day. This chart says 16 oz. per day, so depending on the child I would aim for 16-24 ounces a day. How much cows milk do you give your toddler?
How many ounces of water should my toddler drink per day?
When can I turn the car seat to forward-facing?
The website states, “Keep your child rear-facing as long as possible. It’s the best way to keep him or her safe. Your child should remain in a rear-facing car seat until he or she reaches the top height or weight limit allowed by your car seat’s manufacturer. Once your child outgrows the rear-facing car seat, your child is ready to travel in a forward-facing car seat with a harness”
How much should my toddler be sleeping?
What sounds should my toddler be able to make?
What are the developmental milestones for toddlers?
When do toddlers get their molars?
What signs can I start working on with my toddler to help him communicate?
When is time to start thinking about potty-training?
What immunizations will my child have in his upcoming appointments?