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... How do you know when to increase formula for a newborn? ... (6 replies)
... and then a fruit or veggie in the mid afternoon. By 6 months you can move it up to feeding solids 3 times a day. Most babies do like fruit better. ... (5 replies)
... my little girl is 2 weeks old and when i had her she was only taking 2 oz now she is taking 4 oz and have gone from 8lb 14 to 9lb 4 if you think you need to increase it do so :) (7 replies)

... i agree with the other posters. Let the baby tell you how much she needs or wants. My daughter is a month old and she lets me know when she's hungry and when she wants more.. and i give it to her. Shes been eating 4 oz at her feedings but sometimes she just wants a little bit more. ... (7 replies)
... This is my first child and I didn't know how anything really worked, as I have never been around many babies. But he seemed to know what to do. When he was hungry, he would cry and root for a nipple. ... (4 replies)
... Let your baby guide how much you feed them. ... (7 replies)
... Our peditrician uses a rule of thumb on how much to feed a baby based upon its weight. I'd tell you that rule, but I don't believe in it. He also says that whatever age they are, they shouldn't drink more than 32 ounces a day. ... (7 replies)
... your worries are the same as mine were when my DS was 1 month. ... (7 replies)
... Okay, so I am not as upset as many of you think I am. I'm sorry if it came across that way. To explain though...when we give DS a bottle, we only give 4oz. And he is always fine with that. ... (17 replies)
... If weigt gain is good and there are enough wet diapers I wouldn't worry too much. But if you want to get some sleep there are some things you can do. ... (3 replies)
"Baby Wearing"
May 25, 2006
... I agree...we each have to find what works best for our family...for our children in particular. ... (35 replies)
... The thing you have to keep in mind is that breastfed babies tend to drink less, but more frequently. 120ml's is about 4 ounces. That is A LOT for a 2 week old baby that is breastfed. A lot! ... (5 replies)
... I was looking forward to your post as I knew you would reply. You are always so full of info and encouragement. I do know that I am right in the time when DS may be in a growth spurt...but these issues are issues we have had continually for weeks. So its definitely not just growth spurt issues. ... (9 replies)
Bowel problem?
Apr 10, 2006
... Sorry, too many babies on here to keep track of. lol My Ds is 7 months and he's had problems with constipation as well as really solid stools when he does go. We were told to start him on proteins at 6 months and they seem to be tough on him. Here's what they told us to do. ... (4 replies)
... You definitely need to wake him to nurse every 2 hours!! If the bottles are interfering with this, you need to cut them back. ... (14 replies)
... That was not intended as a burn, it's just the truth. Pumping is not an indication of how much you are producing. ... (6 replies)
Solids schedule
May 8, 2006
... but at least a clear picture of what to do next. Well without a major female family figure to turn to, I always turn to you ladies and everybody is great at giving advice. SO here goes, I need advice from moms already feeding solids, how did you do it in the begining? ... (3 replies)
... oobs didn't let your DS down! He got colostrum, and that stuff really is like liquid gold! At least you're healthy now though, I remember being really scared FOR you when I read your birth story. You wouldn't be of much use, boobs or no boobs, if you weren't healthy. ... (98 replies)
... Hi all. I am new to this board but know many of you from the pregnancy board. I just delivered my baby girl about 2 weeks ago. She was born 2 weeks early and weighed 5lb 13oz. ... (7 replies)

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