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A 32-year-old female asked:

How many ounces of breast milk or fomula is a 3 week old infant supposed to drink and how many hours apart?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Feeding: A three week old can take 1-2 ounces of milk every 3-4 hour.
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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Depends on weight: For an average weighted newborn at 3 weeks age, approximately 3 oz every 3hours or 3 1/2 oz every 4 hours would be appropriate.
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Last updated Mar 8, 2019

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