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... 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)
... How do you know when to increase formula for a newborn? ... (6 replies)
... 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)

... 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)
... Okay, I know this is probably gonna be a silly question, but Im willing to take that chance. Okay... ... (4 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)
... your worries are the same as mine were when my DS was 1 month. ... (7 replies)
... oz' .. In my opinion that's crap lol. I feed on demand with my son still. When he's hungry, he eats what he needs to eat. ... (7 replies)
... If so, my advice would be to increase your supply and cut out formula all together. ... (8 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)
... 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)
... We ued formula to supplement feeding when my boy was a month old or o. I suffered from a mild post partum depression and was suffering from insomnia. ... (3 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)
... Yes, take her to bed with you. ... (10 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)
... 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. ... (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 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)




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