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How Much Cereal Should A 6 Month Old Eat
None: A baby may start solid foods at age 6 months. There is usually no need to start sooner, but if parents want to try baby cereal sooner, it would be just for fun... meaning 0.5 ounce to 1 ounce, 1-3 times a day. Breastmilk (or formula) provides all the nutrition a baby needs, as he starts on solids, because he eats just a little bit of solids at first. ...Read more
How much do I give my 6 month old baby pureed veggies and how often in a day? I give him baby oatmeal every morning. He drinks formula as well.
What should I be feeding my 10 month old daughter? How many ounces of formula should she get a day? How much baby food a day
Body Mass Index: For adult healthy weight using BMI calculator a 5 ft 6 adult should weight between 112 lb and 154 lb . That is equivalent to BMI of 18.5 to 25 (healthy BMI). Daily calories calculation is more complex. It depends on many factor: age, sex, activities level. Many website can provide you with the answer. ...Read more
FEEDING: It depends on need of the baby.At this age, they feed at least 6 oz of milk every 6hours self demand schedule. Your peds can tell you what growth percentile he is in. Usually double his birth weight or more. ...Read more
Food Intake: I commend you for your desire for Good Health! Daily food intake will depend upon your weight, height, metabolism, need for energy for activities, and stress in your life. On average, have 2000 Cal/day. Have Balanced Diet with Protein, Carbohydrates, less Fat, Minerals, Vitamins and Anti-oxidants. It is Not what you eat, IT IS what is eating you! Have Therapy for stress. ...Read more
Fluids for Baby: Read this: http://kidshealth.Org/parent/pregnancy_newborn/formulafeed/formulafeed_often.Html#. A normal intake is about 6 oz. ...Read more
5-7 oz every 4-5 hrs: 5-7 oz. Every 4-5 hours which is about 5 times a day (24-36 oz.) you can start introducing stage 1 baby foods also. ...Read more
Feed longer : A nearly 3month old infant should be feeding every 3-4 hours and usually for 20-25 minutes per feeding. A feeding volume of 4-6 oz would be appropriate. Don't feed the infant every time he/she cries, console using other methods. Have your doctor check your baby's weight and plot on growth curve. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
With Meals: At this age milk is meant to be enjoyed with a meal, not be the meal. Toddlers should not consume more than 24 ounces of milk per day. Ideally, 1-2 year-olds should have no more than 16 ounces per day (2 cups) and 3-year-olds around 8 to 12 ounces (1 to 1-1/2 cups). This provides necessary daily dose of calcium and part of daily vitamin D requirement. ...Read more
Mostly milk: A sixth month old baby can begin to eat solid foods. Usually I start babies off with one meal a day, at whichever mealtime is most convenient to mom. The amount is not important but just to try a veggie daily by mouth with a spoon if he will take it! He should be breastfeeding on demand and it is difficult to estimate the exact amount of milk, but 30 to 40 ounces is expected. ...Read more
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