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... my ds number 2 is now 9 days old. He eats between 1.5 oz to 3.5 oz at each feeding, it varies. ... (4 replies)
... Okay, I know this is probably gonna be a silly question, but Im willing to take that chance. Okay... ... (4 replies)
... me the 1st couple of days in hospital with the midwifes 1st telling me I was feeding her too much then after I reduced her feeds and she wouldnt stop crying only to be told that she was hungry!!! After that I didnt take any of thier advice and did it our own way. ... (4 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)
... Sometimes it takes a little trial and error finding the right formula for your baby. I would definitely try a different formula and see if that makes a difference. ... (10 replies)
... Yes, take her to bed with you. ... (10 replies)
... one thing to keep in mind is that babies are a lot more efficient at emptying your breast than a pump is.... ... (7 replies)
... Even if you don't get anything when you pump it does not mean you do not have milk. And just the nipple stimulation with the pump will help increase. ... (5 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)
... I agree with MJCota, the generic brand of formula is essentially the same as the name brand. I would have her check with the pediatrician. At 11 weeks old, the baby is much more active, not sleeping as much. Babies expend calories doing everything, kicking, playing, regulating temperature and sucking. ... (5 replies)
... So my son is 5 months old. He has been breastfed since day 1. My problem is when we go out I want to be able to give him the bottle. I can't pump. Right now he is taking everything from me. I have tried to increase my supply but I just do enough for him right now. ... (5 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. ... (7 replies)
When to Pump
Jan 5, 2007
... Pumping will not decrease your supply for the next feed...it will increase it as your body will think that the baby wants more. Pumping is tough and often depends on how relaxed you can become and the quality of your pump. ... (5 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)
... and the nurses started panicking saying I had to go to a lactation place and should supplement with formula and pump all the time etc. I went to the lactation place every couple of days and they watched me feed and then gave me different tips. The doctor put me on pills to increase milk supply. ... (6 replies)
... i feed using formula my baby the similac with iron. she really just chugs it down and doesn't seem satisfied with the 3 oz she's been given so we are going to push her up to 4 oz.....how do i know if this is what she needs? ... (4 replies)
... i feed using formula my baby the similac with iron. she really just chugs it down and doesn't seem satisfied with the 3 oz she's been given so we are going to push her up to 4 oz.....how do i know if this is what she needs? ... (0 replies)
... If the baby is only about a month old the mother should be able to get her milk supply back....if she wants to try to breastfeed the baby. There are meds that her doctor can prescribe to increase her milk production. ... (17 replies)
... your worries are the same as mine were when my DS was 1 month. ... (7 replies)
... Let your baby guide how much you feed them. ... (7 replies)


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