Guidelines for Giving your child Juice


Doctors’ advice about fruit juice for kids

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10 Healthy Fruit Juices ( for 9 24 months baby ) {sugarfree} juices for 9+ months baby & toddlers

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How Much Juice Should Kids Drink? New Guidelines!

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How Much Juice Should Children Drink? The American Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines

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Experts: Don’t give juice to children under 1

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Stop Giving Fruit Juice To Children Under 1, Pediatrician Group Says

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How Much Juice Can Toddlers & Big Kids Drink? After 1 year of age, pure 100% juice is OK as a special treat. Don’t think of it as a daily beverage for your little one to sip throughout the day. But that said, when you do give juice, AAP recommends you stay under the following daily limits: 4 oz. a day for 1 to 3-year-olds.

The AAP still prefers that kids age 1 and older drink non-fat/low-fat milk and water, but provides the following recommendations should you choose to give your child juice: 1  Instead of juice, children should be encouraged to eat whole fruits. If you give your child juice, it should be 100 percent pasteurized fruit juice and not fruit drinks. For children ages 1 to 6 years, the AAP recommends limiting juice to 4 to 6 ounces (120 to 180 milliliters) a day. But juice should be given as part of a meal or snack.

Avoid allowing your child to sip juice throughout the day. If your baby or toddler is currently drinking juice here are some general guidelines: Infants younger than 6 months absolutely do not need juice. Read labels and look for juices that are 100% juice-products labeled cocktails, beverages or drinks are usually not 100% Never give juice in a bottle.

Choose milk or water for your child’s beverage. Evidence. Juices contribute an average of 100 calories a day to a toddler’s diet. Strong evidence exists regarding the benefit from consuming a diet rich in low or nonfat milk and other dairy products.

Encourage your child to eat a variety of fresh, canned, frozen or dried fruits — rather than fruit juice. If your child drinks juice, make sure it’s 100 percent juice without added sugars and limit his or her servings. Look for canned fruit that says it’s light or. She tells parents that giving kids juice is almost the same as giving them pop in terms of the sugar content and cavity-causing effects.

For years, dietitians have been telling parents that juice isn’t good for kids, and now the formal guidelines are beginning to catch up. In particular, child care providers have a powerful opportunity to instill healthy habits in young children that serve as a foundation for healthy choices in life. In April 2016, USDA made the first major changes to the CACFP nutrition standards since the Program began in 1968.

The updated nutrition standards went into effect on October 1, 2017. Fluoride use, limiting or avoiding juice, and weaning to a cup by 12 months of age may improve dental health. A one-time vision screening between three and five years of age is recommended by the. Intake of juice should be limited to, at most, 4 ounces daily for toddlers age 1-3.

For children age 4-6, fruit juice should be restricted to 4 to 6 ounces daily; and for children ages 7-18, juice intake should be limited to 8 ounces or 1 cup of the recommended 2 to 2 ½ cups of fruit servings per day. 3.

List of related literature:

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends 4 to 6 oz per day of 100% juice for children ages 1 to 6 years, and 8 to 12 oz for children ages 7 and older.37 More than half the fruit children consume is as juice rather than whole fruit.

“Nutrition: Science and Applications” by Lori A. Smolin, Mary B. Grosvenor
from Nutrition: Science and Applications
by Lori A. Smolin, Mary B. Grosvenor
Wiley, 2019

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends limiting juice consumption for infants and young children (1 to 6 years of age) to between 4 and 6 ounces per day.42 Fruit juices should be diluted and served in a cup, not a bottle, once the infant is 6 months of age or older.

“Understanding Nutrition” by Eleanor Noss Whitney, Sharon Rady Rolfes
from Understanding Nutrition
by Eleanor Noss Whitney, Sharon Rady Rolfes
Cengage Learning, 2012

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends no fruit juice in the first year and limiting juice for young children (1 to 6 years of age) to 4 to 6 ounces per day.

“Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition” by Sharon Rady Rolfes, Kathryn Pinna, Ellie Whitney
from Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition
by Sharon Rady Rolfes, Kathryn Pinna, Ellie Whitney
Cengage Learning, 2020

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends limiting juice consumption for infants and children (2 to 10 years of age) to 4 ounces per day.42 Fruit juices should be diluted and served in a cup, not a bottle, once the infant is 6 months of age or older.

“Understanding Nutrition” by Eleanor Noss Whitney, Sharon Rady Rolfes
from Understanding Nutrition
by Eleanor Noss Whitney, Sharon Rady Rolfes
Cengage Learning, 2015

The American Academy of Pediatrics (2009a) recommends that fruit juice intake not exceed 4 to 6 oz/day in children 1 to 6 years of age and that juices not be given to infants less than 4 to 6 months old; only 100% fruit juice should be offered.

“Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children Multimedia Enhanced Version” by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson, Donna L. Wong, Annette Baker, R.N., Patrick Barrera, Debbie Fraser Askin
from Wong’s Nursing Care of Infants and Children Multimedia Enhanced Version
by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson, et. al.
Mosby/Elsevier, 2013

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  • Loved loved loved all ur recipes
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  • My baby is taking propranolol for SVT and now that he’s 5 months old he kicks and fights us off. It’s become so hard to administer. He ends up spitting it out. It’s so frustrating specially with his condition to know he isn’t getting a full dose.

  • Hey Liz, this is awesome, thank you! We have to give our son 3.5ml + 2ml of different meds twice a day, he is one and he holds it in his mouth and sometimes gargles it and spits it out. as it is so regular he knows the drill, what tips do you have? there are no pill alternatives sadly, it is the twice daily nightmare in our house:(

  • Thank u for upload this sister. Useful.. I have 15 months old using feeding bottle for juice and milk..sister juice apdiye arachu kudutha feeding bottle feed panamudila and thondaila konjam irumbal vara madhir irukumla so ava kudika matra. Ena panradhu sister. Na endha juice potalum filter panidha kudukren..apdi tharlama sister..sipper bottle juice filter panama apdiye tharalama sister..iva thoondracha dhan juice kudipa sister.. ena panradhu idea thanga sister

  • Also with her taking Tamiflu have you seen any side effects happened if a side effect does happened should i take my daughter to the hospital?

  • Hi:),.. Here is the ‘ingredients list’ for these ’10 Juice recipes for 9-24 months baby’..

    RECIPE #1 Apple juice

    Ingredients: ( for #1 apple juice )
    half apple ( peeled, deseeded & chopped)
    1/4 cup drinking water ( boiled & cooled )

    RECIPE #2 Pear Juice

    Ingredients: ( for #2 pear juice )
    half pear ( peeled, deseeded & chopped)
    1/4 cup drinking water ( boiled & cooled )

    RECIPE #3 Banana Juice

    Ingredients: ( for #3 banana juice )
    half banana ( ripe, chopped)
    1/4 cup drinking water ( boiled & cooled )

    RECIPE #4 Orange juice

    Ingredients: ( for #4 orange juice )
    half big or 1 tiny orange ( peeled & deseeded)
    1/2 cup drinking water ( boiled & cooled )

    RECIPE #5 Cherry or plum juice

    Ingredients: ( for #5 Cherry (or plum) juice )
    6 cherry or 1 big plum ( deseeded & chopped)
    1/4 cup drinking water ( boiled & cooled )

    RECIPE #6 Strawberry Banana Juice

    Ingredients: ( for #6 strawberry banana juice )
    4 strawberries (chopped)
    1/4 cup banana (ripe)
    1/4 cup drinking water ( boiled & cooled )

    RECIPE #7 Pear Banana Juice

    Ingredients: ( for #7 pear banana juice )
    1/4 cup pear (peeled, deseeded, chopped)
    1/4 cup banana (ripe)
    1/4 cup drinking water ( boiled & cooled )

    RECIPE #8 Pomegranate juice

    Ingredients: ( for #8 Pomegranate juice )
    half pomegranate ( or 1/2 cup )
    1/2 cup drinking water ( boiled & cooled )

    RECIPE #9 Blueberry Banana Juice

    Ingredients: ( for #9 Blueberry Banana juice )
    1/4 cup blueberry
    1/4 cup banana
    1/4 cup drinking water ( boiled & cooled )

    RECIPE #10 Watermelon Juice

    Ingredients: ( for #10 Watermelon juice )
    3/4 cup watermelon (chopped)

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  • Great tips thank you! I have a very tricky 12 month old and I just gave him the dropper of this really yucky medicine while nursing, he didn’t notice until it was done:)

  • My son 21 month old now… He didn’t like fruit in juice form.. Then he have only 6 teeth…. He didn’t bite fruit also….

    I need paste form of fruit.. I tried pear & banana mix fruit in paste ( ur recipes) he like it…
    So pls tell paste form of juice
    Mixed fruits is easy to make paste I thk so pls tell that form

  • Good lord Nurse Liz…..THANK YOU! 17 yr RN, all adult ICU, TICU, SICU and now ED nursing. My years of critical care experience helps for sure, but even 6 years deep into the ED setting I am generally uncomfortable with the little humans simply 2dary to the fact that I am not a mother and have so little experience. I was an EMT and later a Medic before nursing and therefore had some peds experience and have been PALS certified for decadesbut other than pediatric clinicals back in school and those PALS re-certss, I have had no other pedi experience. To this day I am more comfortable with pediatric IV starts and the awful scenarios of pediatric resuscitation than I am administering medications to infants-or god forbid-the formidable 3-going-on-30 year old toddler!! I am not exaggerating at all in saying that your 11 minute video gave me more good tips than 20+ years in emergency and critical care nursing.’ I am going to browse your videos now in hopes of finding other good tips in dealing with the pediatric patient. I am a great “go-to” nurse for difficult IV starts and am often asked to start a line for infants and toddlers. While my clinical skills r/t the insertion of the catheter itself are good-the approach and the care of the patient is where I imagine a lot of us nurses who lack experience with toddlers could use. All too often in the emergent setting-the tolerance of the patient to the procedure is secondary to the importance of completing the task….so if we ill-equipped ED nurses cannot quickly calm a sick child-we move straight to the papoose board to get it done. The same can be said for many invasive procedures, straight cath UAs, sutures. I’ve browsed content on these matters-and most good practice videos or articles come from unicorn-and-fairy-land pediatric specialty emergency medical centers where all this specialized equipment and staff exist. For many a busy city ER like ours, those resources do not exist. Yet we still need to care for, and stabilize these patients so we can then ship them to the children’s hospital. I will be looking forward to learning more. Many thanks.

  • How to give liquid medicine to 9 months old baby if he keep medicine in mouth only and does not swallow. Spitting back medicine. Crying and not opening mouth

  • Love this and all of your videos:) I’m graduating with my bs in nutrition and starting my DI in August. Would you be willing to do a video on your internship experience and tips for success?

  • Salam
    Mera baby 6 months aur 27 days ka hai 3 days bad 7 months ka hojaigaaa wo khud say bait ta nahi haii mera frist baby hai mujhe kuch pata hai nahi. Mujhe kisi ney kaha k bait ta esliye nahi hai k tum nay osko adat nahi di baitnay ki. To ap mujhe itnaa guide karday k kya may apney baby k liye sitting sofaa lay lu kyaa wo baby k liye achaaa raheeegaaaa aur kya baby sekh lay ga baitna os ki madad say????????? Aur meray baby ka neck control hai. Kya may khareed lu ap ki kya suggestion hai?

  • Thank you for doing this video! Great tips! I’m going to try the hershey’s strawberry syrup next dosing. I have a almost 3 year old daughter an have been having such a hard time giving her Antibiotic to her. She spits it out. I’ll try to update after next dose! An again thank you!!!

  • Doesnt work. My baby hates it’s she is one and thrashes and it don’t matter if I blow in her face she will gargle it and spit it out every damn time. Idk what to do she has ear infection a cold with chest infection and possibly a UTI. Nothing works and she taste it in a bottle. I have had to hold her mouth open and blow in her mouth. It don’t matter nothing works

  • My cousin had to have all her teeth removed at age 5 because all of them were black and rotten. What caused it? Well my auntie (her mom) was giving her a juice in bottle, even to bed.

  • Mam Mari bati 8 month ki ho gai h agr osy pila do ABI to koi problem to Ni na ho gai bcz wasy wo har Chez ABI sa kha lati h or hazam b kr lati h

  • Thank you for your video. This is such a blessing! I have a two-year old son and he does not like antibiotics and antihistamines. It’s been four days of struggle just to let him take his meds.
    I read one of your replies here from the “comments section”, and you suggested in mixing the meds with ice cream. We tried it just this evening, and my son did not notice the meds at all.

  • Great video. When I was growing up, the only time I had juice was on special occasions, maybe a few times per month. (not so much a health thing, more that we didn’t have a lot of money and water is basically free)

  • My baby is 14mos and she is literally struggling with just the sight of the medicine bottle. Even if we successfully inserted the medicine to her mouth and she swallowed it already she forces herself to vomit… Don’t know what to do.:(

  • Why pear juice turns red after a min.?
    I grind a raw chopped pear for my 2years son..after grinding in just a min the puree turns like red it ok?

  • Thank you for your tips i have watched this video about 4 times now i have a 3 year old daughter n its been hell trying to give her medicine so bad where im finding myself crying because she needs the medicine… im am currently trying to give my daughter Tamiflu and im going to try the pedisure to mask the taste but what i have a problem with my daughter will spit it out and she has a cough so she will cough hard and throw it up i was wondering how do i avoid that from happening

  • The video is nice, but I believe mixing with food to disguise the taste is something tricky. Some food should not be mixed with certain medicines.

  • Thanks for sharing. I’m having problems giving my 18 month old daughter her multivitamin with iron. She use to be fine with it but now lately she doesn’t want it. I try to give her something to distract her but it doesn’t work. Any suggestions?

  • I’m going to try this trick tonight. Hope it works. My 13MO baby have to take 5 types of medication. And there’s only one that he particularly like so much that he would take the syringe from me and willing to suck on the syringe himself happily. Then the others, he would cry or even spit them up with his mouth closed.

  • Thanks for the tips, But none of your Tip is working on My 18 Month Princess. Whenever She sees a Syringe She starts crying & she always Spit it back. The Blow, Jaw Shaking or anything you told is not working here, Please help.

  • Great info Sarah! I can remember when I was young, I was only given a glass/cup of juice AFTER I finished my meal. I could have as much water as I wanted!…which I didn’t want lol. One thing Sarah, I think you should mention is the type of juice to drink. I would recommend 100% juice; staying away from those with Fructose Corn Syrup

  • Recipes are good
    But should not give fruit juices in a feeding bottle or is known to cause teeth cavities.try to give using spoon or cup only.