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#5862 - 03/25/03 11:12 AM Pedialyte
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I've been reading some posts on giving pedialyte for a glider with loose stools. Just curious how much and how you give the pedialyte. I know you mix it 50/50 with apple juice or water, but then what? Put in in a saucer, in their water bottle? Just had no idea so thanks for the input!

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#5863 - 03/25/03 11:32 AM Re: Pedialyte [Re: ]
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Pedilayte should be fed when a glider is dehydrated, it contains electrolytes that hydrates somebody. Loose stool can cause dehydration so we fed Pedialyte. I mix it with water so it can get dilluted a bit. Then i put the pedialtye in thier drinking bottle, never in a bowl they can drown...freak accidents happen. And i offer them the bottle and they start drinking. Feed in moderation. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />


Edited by Monique (03/25/03 11:33 AM)

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#5864 - 03/25/03 12:10 PM Re: Pedialyte [Re: ]
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Since Riker would not take fluids on his own when he was really sick, we gently wrapped him in a soft towel and used a baby animal feeding syringe to put it down him-about 1/2 to 1cc every hour or so. Hope this helps!
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