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What are the protein needs?

From:  "greg"

What are the protein needs per day for a 3 month old infant?

Todd responded with this: 

The recommended daily allowance (RDA for protein) is 0.8 grams protein per kilogram body weight (0.36 grams per pound). It doesn't really go by age it goes by body weight. You should multiply the body weight by .36 to find out how many grams of protein are needed.

TB sent in expertise advice: 

Newborn babies can expect to triple their weight in their first year of life which is an incredible achievement and one that requires careful nutrition.
Breast milk provides everything a baby needs for the first four months, as it is perfectly tailored to promote growth in these early developmental stages. Generally speaking babies should not be given any solid food until they are four months old. A baby is not able to digest anything other than milk before that age and early weaning can result in a digestive problem or a food intolerance. For those mothers who cannot or do not want to breastfeed, a special baby formula should be used. Cows' milk is not suitable for babies under nine months, although some experts recommend not introducing cows' milk until after the baby's first birthday. This milk is difficult to digest for infants and is nutritionally incomplete for a developing baby.

Amr Shalakani shared his doctorate knowledge: 

Regarding the "what are the protein needs" question.....if we suppose that the infant is breast fed, then he'll need none...he gets everything from his mother's milk till he's 6 months old. If he's not...then it's 7 gms/kg body weight /day.

2 minutes hate rambled this answer: 

in response to the question of the how much protein for infants, this is true. I consulted with a pediatrics doctor since I work in a nccc (newborn critical care center) and the standard is 3grams/kilogram.

googoogaagaa sent us this information: 

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this site has a lot of info on raising a baby I don't know everything that it has because I just skimmed it but this should help.

Mr. Obvious gave us his final thought: 

According to a 1985 estimate from the World Health Organization, three-month-old infants require between 1.71 and 2.14 grams of protein per kilogram per day.
In a 1996 estimate from the same organization, three-month-old infants require between 1.37 and 1.53 grams of protein per kilogram per day.
The complete list of protein requirements for the first two years of life can be found at the bottom of this page: http://www.hini.org/HINI/firsttwo.htm

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