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My baby is almost 4 weeks old and I am currently bottle feeding,. I did not produce any milk so was not able to breastfeed. I am concerned with the way he is eating, He is eating anywhere between 4-5 ounces and a alot more frequently. My friend experienced the same thing with her son and said its something called " cluster feeding ". It is happening late in the afternoon to early evening, He just doesn't seem to get enough. I am feeding him when is hungry and no over feeding him. He does not vomit or anything just wants to eat eat eat. Is this normal for babies this early on?
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When my son was 1 1/2 months old, he was eating 8oz bottles every 2-3 hours... he was a pig! I told his pediatrician about it at his monthly get well visits, and she wasn't concered about it. She was just happy he was a healthy eater!! :) Hope this help a little :) Good Luck!
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