Abour how much does a 2 month old baby feed

Discussion in 'Breastfeeding' started by happy&healthy, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. happy&healthy

    happy&healthy Ada's Mom

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    I start work tomorrow and em expressing milk for my baby. But I have no idea how much she needs for each feeding. By the way...she is already 15 pounds. She only ever feeds 5-10 minutes on only one boob. WHen pumping, I got 3 ounces out of each boob (6 ounces total) for pumping for 7 minutes. So should I assume maybe she is eating somewhere between 3-5 ounces per feeding. I would think she would be more efficient then a pump at getting milk out????
     
  2. Mervs Mum

    Mervs Mum Doula & Mum of 3!

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    I dont think you can compare pumping and the baby feeding for amounts IYKWIM.

    Why dont you give her next feed from your EBM and see what she takes? Then pump again after the feed?
     

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