II. Management: Fluid Requirements (weight over 2500 grams)

  1. Day 1: 70 ml/kg/day
  2. Day 2: 80 ml/kg/day
  3. Day 3: 100 ml/kg/day
  4. Day 4: 120-150 ml/kg/day

III. Management: Fluid Constituents

  1. Start with D10W (10% dextrose in water)
  2. Electrolyte Requirements
    1. Sodium: 2-3 mEq/kg/day (starting on day 2)
      1. Usually administer 1/4 NS
    2. Potassium: 2-3 meq/kg/day (starting on day 2)
    3. Calcium: 30-45 mg/kg/day

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