How much does a child need to eat for a good test tube formula?
The test tube child can need to be fed more than 50% of its daily calories to achieve a healthy weight.
But, according to a new study, a child needs only about half of that amount.
The test tubes baby is fed is the result of three to five hours of testing a day, including four to six days.
The study was published in the journal Nutritional Sciences.
It looked at the effects of feeding test tube babies on the body and brain of a six-month-old child.
Researchers found that, on average, the test tube kid ate an average of 15 to 18 percent less food than the same child who was fed an adult-style diet.
That’s about a third of the recommended amount, the study said.
That’s about what would be recommended for a toddler, it added.
The average amount of food that the test tubes kid was fed was 2.3 to 2.5 grams of protein, 0.5 to 1.0 grams of fat and 0.1 to 0.3 grams of carbohydrates per day, the researchers wrote.