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Doctor insights on: 3 Month Old Baby Milk Intake

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What are the stool's characteristics of a 3month old infant who is on a 100% milk formula feeding?

What are the  stool's characteristics of  a 3month old infant who is on a 100% milk formula feeding?

Varies some: Most develop regular stooling at a frequency of 1 or more daily.Color varies through shades of green to yellow to brown. ...Read more

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My nearly 3 month old baby decrease in the intake of breastmilk from 120ml to around 60ml but he seems healthy and active. please advise tks?

My nearly 3 month old baby decrease in the intake of breastmilk from 120ml to around 60ml but he seems healthy and active. please advise tks?

Illness or teething?: This is a typical time for babies to start to have teething behaviors, this might be one cause of the decrease in breast milk intake. Is he feeding at the breast? or pumping bottles? Good wet diapers? Weight percentiles growing ok? Keep an eye out for other symptoms, might be an illness coming on. Painful feedings? Fever? Drooling? Contacts with illness? ...Read more

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7 month old baby will not eat solids. She drinks approximately 16 oz of formula milk a day but refuses solids. Should I reduce her milk intake?

7 month old baby will not eat solids. She drinks approximately 16 oz of formula milk a day but refuses solids. Should I reduce her milk intake?

Needs 20-30 ozs form: Should be getting 20-30 ozs, plus introducing new textures ,start even with Cheerios for self-feeding. Make sure she is not anemic. ...Read more

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How many oz of milk does a 3 month old baby drink on an average?

How many oz of milk does a 3 month old baby drink on an average?

Breast vs bottle: Babies usually drink 25-40 oz of milk/day. Breastfed babies drink less than formula fed babies. Breastfed babies are at much less risk for obesity as well. Breastfed babies usually drink at most 4-6 oz of milk at a feeding vs 6-8 oz for formula fed babies. ...Read more

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Could u please sugest how much quantity of formula milk(in ml) is adequate for a 3 month old baby who have just started drinking from bottle.?

Could u please sugest how much quantity of formula milk(in ml) is adequate for a 3 month old baby who have just started drinking from bottle.?

It depends approach : Feed enough so that he is satisfied for 2-3 hrs but not too much that he spits up repeatedly (spitting up once might be normal in most babies). Check with you doctor to make sure baby is growing well (not too little or too much). ...Read more

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What milk supplement can I start for my 3 month old baby as I have to go back to my work? I have been breastfeeding till now..

What milk supplement can I start for my 3 month old baby as I have to go back to my work? I have been breastfeeding till now..

Formula feeding: It would be best for your baby if you continue breast feeding when ever you're home & suppliment with milk base formula such as Enfamil or semilac, try to pump your breast & freeze your breast milk to use it later. Good luck. Enjoy your bundle of joy. ...Read more

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Is it ok to give some boiled water to 3 month old baby? She is under formula since I have less breast milk.and she drinks 2oz every hour.

Is it ok to give some boiled water to 3 month old baby? She is under formula since I have less breast milk.and she drinks 2oz every hour.

No water!: We don't want to give your baby water at this age. She should have either breast milk or properly mixed formula. Water in small babies can result in a low sodium level in the bloodstream which can lead to seizures! Congrats on breastfeeding your baby! Even with formula supplement, breastmilk is giving baby very important immune system benefits and protection from infection! ...Read more

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What should be the average weight of 3 month old infant?

What should be the average weight of 3 month old infant?

Depends: Full term females at 3 months typically weigh 4.5 to 6.5 kg. Full term males at 3 months of age typically weigh 5.5 to 7.5 kg. ...Read more

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Does molasses carry the same infant botulism risk as honey? I'm scared for my husband and I to eat food with it around our 3 month old.

Does molasses carry the same infant botulism risk as honey? I'm scared for my husband and I to eat food with it around our 3 month old.

Botulism: Botulism poisoning in infants has been caused by contaminated honey, molasses, and Caro syrup. Best to avoid these in your infant's diet. ...Read more