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... how to introduce formula to breastfed babies and is it ok to introduce formula at 17 weeks? ... (1 replies)
... I think 4 months is a bit too soon to be starting veggies. The standards for a formula fed baby is between 5 and 6 months, and 6 months for Breastfed. ... (8 replies)
... I introduced formula to my LOs diet at 5 months, I picked the middle of the day feed and offered her a bottle of formula, at first I chose the time of the day I was least uncomfortable NOT to nurse. ... (1 replies)

... Yes, absolutely. And what your baby is drinking is NORMAL for a breastfed infant. 30ml's is about 1 ounce. My daughter, at 9 months old, has NEVER drank more then 2 ounces from a bottle in her entire life. ... (5 replies)
... yes, formula fed babies can need water if they get dehydrated, but breastfed babies certainly don't. My DD is breastfed and I didn't start giving her any water until we were well established on solids at around 6 months. ... (7 replies)
... It's really pretty rare to not be able to produce milk. There is usually a reason for why we have troubles. For me it was a very medicalized birth and traumatic delivery. ... (14 replies)
... I don't know about breastfed babies I don't think they need water. ... (7 replies)
... are you formula feeding? ... (10 replies)
... NO NO NO NO!! Do NOT do this. Mixing PREPARED formula with breast milk is one thing, but using breast milk in place of water for preparing powdered formula is another. It is a calorie and nutrient overload, and is EXTREMELY hard on a young babies kidney's!! ... (8 replies)
... I BF my first son for 2 weeks and pumped for 6 weeks. I got totally depressed after I quit becasue of the guilt factor. ... (3 replies)
... so I could never nurse him, I had to pump, add formula to give the breastmilk extra calories and then bottle feed it. Unfortunately, with my husband being at sea, it became impossible to pump ENOUGH to breastfeed exclusively. ... (3 replies)
... That seems like a lot of cereal to me, I wouldn't be surprised that he goes long time between feedings and doesn't want that much formula. Also are you giving that to him in a bottle? ... (4 replies)
... water toxicity, electrolyte, and sodium imbalances. Breastmilk is all they need, even in warm weather. ... (7 replies)
... is 12 weeks and 12 lbs, but that's only a guideline and every baby is different. ... (14 replies)
... Breastfed babies and formula fed babies have much different bowel movements from each other. ... (3 replies)
... I'm not sure why your doctor told you he needs more calories. He is gaining well within the limits for breastfed babies. ... (12 replies)
... Oh, I've been in the EXACT same situation. I put my DS on formula at 3 months. I too had to cut dairy out of my diet when BF'ing. He had the worst gas. Regular formula had him screaming in pain. I switched him to soy, and he was much more comfortable at first. ... (7 replies)
... It's actually more important for formula babies because formula is so hard on their digestive tract that it can actually damage the lining of the gut, making them more susceptible to allergies. ... (10 replies)
Feeding 4 weeks
Jul 6, 2005
... Hey, I'm gonna go with worried mommy here. Just let them eat and don't worry too much. ... (10 replies)
... All 3 of my kids were different. My first who is now 3, slept a lot like yours does now. I started breastfeeding him, but he had jaundice badly and I wasn't producing enough milk for him to help get rid of the jaundice. I gave up after 2 months and went to formula. My second, who is now 2, had colic. ... (12 replies)




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