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How Often Should A 4 Month Old Baby Eat
How many ounces of formula and how often should a 4 1/2 month old baby boy eat a day? Thank you doctors
6-7 OZ, 4 hourly: For an average weighted infant of his age should be fed 6-7 oz, every 4 hourly, 5 fee dings a day or 6 oz , 4 hourly , 6 feedings a day. ...Read more
Variety: Offering a full rainbow of colors and much variety helps continue to shape your child's palate. If your toddler doesn't like a food the first time try again a few days later. Research shows it may take as many as 16-20 tries before a child will consistently take a food. Offer a green, and orange veggie as well as fruit with every meal. Start to involve your child in grocery shopping/cooking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
WHY would you want: To do that ?!? No need to do so. She needs nutrition/ calories for growth. Very critical during the first two years of life !Pedialyte (for 48 hours )when your baby is suffering from vomiting and diarrhea to replenish electrolytes lost and to avoid dehydration and possible admission for I V fluids ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"fruits": A two month old does not need anything other than formula or breast milk. The exception being a child with significant reflux needing cereal. Other than that consider starting solids at/after 4 months.. From four months to a year a child will benefit from "fruits" which is any food that starts as a flower. This includes beans and other "vegetables". It has to do with digestive enzymes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a four month old baby and have found it hard to stay happy what can I do that does not involve medication preferably?
See MD. : Post partum depression can be devastating. Please see your doctor and determine if medicine is a must. Ask for a name for a good therapist. You may improve with a therapist. Your baby can sense your low mood. Please get help soon. I wish you the best! I have treated two women in past 3 months who improved quickly with mess (ssri's) and therapy!! ...Read more
4-6 oz: Offer 4 to 6 ounces every four hours and adjust from there. ...Read more
Wife and I have a four month old baby. Now my wife is getting terrible migraines and always tired is this normal?
No, it is not normal: Your wife is suffering w severe migraine and fatigue. Post-partum period is very stressful because she's spending 24 hrs/day w the new reality of thinking about another little human--hers; and she's feeding baby every 3-4 hrs, is awakened at the slightest baby sound. Despite this, she should not be suffering to that extent.Must c doc, now. . Could be post-partum depression..Serious. Dx & rx needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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