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How Much Milk Does Baby Need
Variable: This is variable but a common question. Generally infants don't need more than 32 oz of milk per day and this will decrease depending on how much food the infant eats. At a year many infants are taking about 15-20 oz per day in my experience. Some infants will eat more food than others but all will naturally adjust milk intake dependent on food intake. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Toddlers have different needs from day-to-day so only the toddler knows how much (s)he needs to eat and drink. The trick is to offer 3 healthy meals daily and let the child choose how much and what to eat. Offer a small cup of milk (no more than 4oz) after each meal. Baby food is not healthy for a 14 month old. They need a balanced diet of table foods they can feed themselves. And forget snacks. ...Read more
How much formula milk does a 7.5 month old baby need per day. She's also having semi solids and soilds?
I seriously need help taking baby off breastmilk. I can't deal with her cry so much. She drinks anything from the bottle not breast milk. What to do?
My baby is one week old, we are not having enough breast milk and need to substitute with similac. Is it fine ? Also how much baby's intake would be ?
breast milk : I would contact the la lache league in your area. They are super experts in the area of breast feeding. Google them and find the nearest office to call for help, or download information on your computer. Try to maintain breast feeding if possible. This is the best for your baby. ...Read more
1-8 fl oz: Most babies know better than we do what their bodies need to grow. As long as you burp her frequently during the feeding, she will eat the right amount. Don't get hung up on averages published in books/websites. I have seen growing newborns who only wanted 1 1/2 ounces and others who needed 8. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It Depends: Babies vary widely in their size and physical needs. There is not an absolute amount that is correct. As long as the baby stays on his/her growth curve it is the right amount. Follow,this,up with your,pediatrician to make certain of their growth rate. ...Read more
I have a 6weeks baby the first 2weeks didn't have milk bt now I have but it is not much.What can I take to increase milk production.
Pump: Stimulation and demand pumping does both to stimulate production. ...Read more
4 months baby boy eats 2 2 oz containers anda 1/4 of third plus milk and day before 3 containers all of this is in one sitting... Is this too much?
Please Clarify: You are feeding your infant solid food? At four months? Yes. This is not healthy in any sense of the word. Please make an appointment with your pediatrician and take some time to learn how to get him back on the correct path to good health on a schedule that will not increase his chances of illness or obesity. ...Read more
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