The amount of calcium you need each day depends on your age. Average daily recommended amounts are listed below in milligrams (mg):
Life Stage Recommended Amount
Birth to 6 months 200 mg
Infants 7–12 months 260 mg
Children 1–3 years 700 mg
Children 4–8 years 1,000 mg
Children 9–13 years 1,300 mg
Teens 14–18 years 1,300 mg
Adults 19–50 years 1,000 mg
Adult men 51–70 years 1,000 mg
Adult women 51–70 years 1,200 mg
Adults 71 years and older 1,200 mg
Pregnant and breastfeeding teens 1,300 mg
Pregnant and breastfeeding adults 1,000 mg

Linna Attending physician
Linna Attending physician
Dr. Linna,a Tongji University and several III grade hospitals trained specialist, received her medical degree in 2001, and has18 years of clinical experience. DrLinna is proficient in the diagnosis and treatment of commonly occurring Orthopedics and surgical diseases, such as sports injuries or trauma to the back, neck, shoulder, knee, ankle, and other joints, as well as surgical Congenital disease management. Dr. Linna’s specialist expertise includes minimally invasive surgery, Mainipulation replacement for Fracture or Dislocatio and combined with new diagnostic techniques in treating pediatric surgical diseases.