Well my daughter will be a month old on the 29th. At a time she will take anywhere from 2-4 oz of formula. at night its usually two but durning the day it's almost always 3 1/2. This just seems like such a lot for a little belly. She does a bit of cluster feeding between 9pm - 11pm though too. What are your experiances?
well I am a believer of letting them have at that age whatever they can take, I found with breast feeding a good while ago, that she fed on demand but of course I couldn't tell how much she was getting . Does she cry for the milk or are you just offering it to her ? What does the doctor say ?
I believe in letting her have what ever she wants to. When she cries for it I give it to her. I started off breastfeeding her and had to switch to formula because she started cluster feeding and started refusing to latch. its a long complicated story why I stopped the nurses in the hospital told me to give her formula because she slept for 7 hours. but i only give it to her when she cries for it. I havent spoke to the dr yet she has an appt in aug. though.
Then I would continue as you are feeding at the moment , if she is gaining too much he will tell you to lessen the amount of formula ,if you thinks she needs less you could try an ounce less and see if she is full if she cries for more you will know she needs it .
My baby is 2 months old and weighs 8 lbs. He was born at 31 weeks, so they consider him a "newborn." My doctor told me to keep it less than 3 1/2 per feed, every 3 hours. At night, he wants to eat every 2 hours, so I feed him 2 oz per sitting.
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