how much BM in one feed?

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  1. nuttymummy

    nuttymummy Smitten Mum of 2

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    heya. im currently breastfeeding.....not sure how much weight she will have put on/lost till 2moro, but ive bought a breastpump anyway. im just wondering....when i express, how much should she have of BM in one feed from a bottle?

    at the mo she is one one boob for around half an hour to an hour.....every 2-3 hours.
     
  2. Lucy_lu_84

    Lucy_lu_84 Pregnant with #2

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    They say around 1oz for every hour and no more than 3 or 4 oz at a time. The feed should also take as long as it takes from the breast. So try and pace the feed, if she is drinking to fast try winding mid feed.
     

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