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... food you are feeding your child. Your doctor has more intimate knowledge of the situation then anyone here does. ... (7 replies)
... i have a similar thing with my 2 and a half week old, when i give him a bottle he will only take 2 oz, he physically wont take anymore, if you try and give him more he either spits it out or brings it straight back up, yet an hour and a half later he is screaming for more. i do give him another bottle when he wants it and he will take another 2 oz. i suggestd to my midwife... (7 replies)
... my son is 5 weeks old, and well he is a good eatter i guess you can say, first he started at like 3 ounces since he came home.. ... (7 replies)

... Also, it isn't necessarily how much you give your son at one feeding, but how often you are feeding him. You didn't mention this. ... (7 replies)
... acutally he does much better with the rice cereal, not in staying full longer but with pooping and all, the doctor told me to do it in the first place... ... (7 replies)
... I must say that a baby that young is deffinatly gassy due to the cereal. last poster is right. Feed untill they spit it out or up and you'll know. Burp and retry if trhey dont want it they will let you know. Baby's so young will eat every hour on the hour or every two hours or 1 1/2 depending on the baby. They might not want it right then but in half hour they might. It is... (7 replies)
... So in my opinion, too much is when the child ejects the overload forcefully. ... (7 replies)
... I agree, this age is too young to introduce cereal. Babies have an open gut and shouldn't be taking in any sort of solids. It can cause gas, upset stomach and even colic. (7 replies)
... I'm trying to find out what the "average" amount most 3 month olds will eat at a time and in a day is. My sone was 6 weeks early and will be 3 months old in about a week. ... (9 replies)
... How much are your babies eating? ... (4 replies)
... Kaden did quite awhile to eat in the beginning but with practice they get better, especially if dinner is something they relly like. ... (466 replies)
... Babies are aware of how much they need to eat, so upping the calories in their bottle by adding cereal, you can cause them to overfeed and become overweight. ... (12 replies)
... Boy am I ever glad to read this post! I have been having almost the exact same problem with my 9.5 mo ds! He is extremely picky with textures. He will eat things that dissolve VERY easily in his mouth, some of the time. He likes the gerber puffs, but those took some time getting used to. ... (6 replies)
... Kierrasmommie, l am so sorry to hear what you are going through but there is so much you can only take. I hope it works out for the kids sake, your dh should be grateful he has such a wonderful family. ... (466 replies)
... and she seems off her sleep schedule....she was eating about 33 ounces a day and now it seems she doesn't want to eat as much.....for the most part she smiles all the time and seems to be doing quite well. ... (33 replies)
... said he really really really does NOT think it's my milk, so that was reassuring. ... (6 replies)




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