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How much food how often

My daughter was born at 35 weeks 1 day gestation. She is now 19 days old. She does not cry for food and she suffers from GERD. The drs said feed on demand but then said small frequent meals. How much how often should she be eating?  I'm waking her every 2 hours to feed and giving her 2oz pumped breastmilk. When breastfeeding she eats until it all comes back.
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1330108 tn?1333677304
Started Zantac today and baby seems better BF 2x no problem but the last BF she ate until she overflowed. Is this normal?  Any suggestions?
988003 tn?1292208500
Makena just started Zantac today... Waiting to see the improvement.
1330108 tn?1333677304
Good luck!  We saw some improvement in 24 hours nut bigger improvements after several days. Also if it seems like it's starting to work less the dosage is based on weight so needs to be increased as baby grows
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The NICU told me when they are little they should eat ever 4 hours.
1884497 tn?1330449059
When my son was born the nicu told me wake him up every 3 to 4 hrs to feed him don't let him go past 4hrs not eating & the told me to make him eat atleast 50ml every feeding
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