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My 2 month old eat 4oz of pumped breast milk every 3 hours and sometimes still wants to eat more. Sometimes she will eat an oz of formula & be ok?
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Dr. Leto Quarles
Family Medicine
In brief: Breastmilk v formula
Breastmilk is definitely healthiest, but if baby seems hungry all the time, are you getting enough nutrition in, to pass along to her? Your milk may be thin if you're not eating enough yourself, or if you're very stressed & exhausted as new moms can be! it's okay to supplement with some formula for her satiety, but also make sure you're doing enough to take care of you so you can take care of her.

In brief: Breastmilk v formula
Breastmilk is definitely healthiest, but if baby seems hungry all the time, are you getting enough nutrition in, to pass along to her? Your milk may be thin if you're not eating enough yourself, or if you're very stressed & exhausted as new moms can be! it's okay to supplement with some formula for her satiety, but also make sure you're doing enough to take care of you so you can take care of her.
Dr. Leto Quarles
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Breast milk keeps the same consistency and has 20 calories per oz,and does not thin,if the baby is not satisfied ,there is no harm in supplementing with formula,why dont you feed directly from breast.You can increase the quantity of milk produced by increasing fluid intake and proper nutrition,good luck with the baby
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
In brief: FEEDING
It is called self demand feedings.
Sometimes she is hungry and consumes several oz of milk. Occasionally, feedings are less due to her mood.

In brief: FEEDING
It is called self demand feedings.
Sometimes she is hungry and consumes several oz of milk. Occasionally, feedings are less due to her mood.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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