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How Much Formula For A 1 Month Old Baby
Between 6-8 feeds: Infants at this age typically feed anywhere between 6 and 8 feeds per day. Number of feeds can vary for any number of reasons such as type of feed (breast or formula), size of each feed, etc. Ultimately, feeding should be sufficient at this age to result in appropriate weight gain. ...Read more
Can i change my 6 month old babys formula feed from nan pro 1 to nan pro 2?..how much ml will a 6 month old require for a feed
By 6 months , a baby: typically consumes 6 to 8 ounces (180–240 ml) at each of four or five feedings in twenty-four hours. Since NAN PRO 2 is sold in the U.S., it must have FDA approval for use in 6-12 month old babies. See www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/baby/feeding-nutrition/Pages/Amount-and-Schedule-of-Formula-Feedings.aspx for advice on nutrition & other topics. ...Read more
A very rough...: ...Guideline is about three ounces per pound per day. So a 10lb baby might be expected to eat about 30oz per day. This is not a rule, it's a guideline. If your baby won't take more than 22oz and is growing normally, that's fine. If your baby requires 40oz otherwise she screams and cries, as long as she's growing normally, that's fine too. ...Read more
Not the issue: Dad's can produce babies forever - the age of the mom is important for safety of the mom and health of the baby. You need to decide how old is too old - you want to make sure that you are able to enjoy your child and their milestones. ...Read more
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
How much cow milk per day is OK or safe to give to a one year and 4 month old baby. She like milk a lot?
I limit to ~500cc: Cow milk is designed to feed calves, and used without special processing can irritate the human gut.Excessive intake can trigger small amounts of blood loss from the gut and result in anemia.An older kid who stays around 500cc/day (8oz)will get all the calcium they need for bone growth without triggering anemia. ...Read more
Too Broad a Question: This situation is very specific and has no general answer.It depends upon level of prematurity, birth weight, initial course of health and problems and many other factors.Much more info is needed.Feel free to use the consultation tool to further explore the problem. ...Read more
My son is 4 month old and weighs 8.3kg. He drinks about 1000ml per day (half formula), is this too much milk for him?
Too much milk: He should be drinking in the vicinity of 750 ml per day. ...Read more
4-6 oz: Offer 4 to 6 ounces every four hours and adjust from there. ...Read more
Nasal allergies: While they exist, true nasal allergies are probably over-diagnosed in this age group. The only fda approved prescription antihistamine for children as young as 6 months is clarinex; the dose for an 8 month old is 1/2 tsp/ day. An alternative would be otc Diphenhydramine (benadryl); 1 tsp at 6-8 hr intervals for a 22lb infant. Xyzal (levocetirizine) is officially approved only for pts 12 yrs and older ...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
At least every 6 hr: Any infants urine output will vary with their level of fluid intake, activity and other factors. They should go no less than every 6 hours. With high end diapers it may be hard to tell, so if concerned, a square of toilet tissue in front of the genitals can act as a tell all. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is 21.56lbs weight normal for a 1 year and 6 months old baby? Because he is picky eaters what vitamins can I give to him?
Family practice : An 18 mo ave wt is 24 lbs. Your child may be a little low on the wt scale. But several things may affect where your child places on the growth chart. Ht. Sex. Has there been a steady increase in wt or has it plateaued a baby's wt also may be affected with breast feeding. As they become more active they lose some baby fat. So watch the curve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much formula milk does a 7.5 month old baby need per day. She's also having semi solids and soilds?
Weight is variable: 19 pounds at one year is the 5% up to 27 pounds 95%. These are the norms. Every baby is different and are considered in the normal range between these numbers. ...Read more
Hi doctors, is feeding my 10 month old baby boy lentils 5 times a week for lunch, or is this amount too much? Thank you
Lentils: Lentils is a fine food and as long as the baby hasn' t tired of eating them thats fine. Just remember lentils are heavy gas producers. ...Read more
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