How much does your baby feed......

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  1. Ann-Marie

    Ann-Marie I adore my 3 children !!!

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    OK..... so I'm now just bottling, as my boobs stopped producing milk... :shrug: We tried..... never mind...

    What I'm wondering now, is whether Mia is having too much formula. I'm feeding her on demand... as you would on the breast... but I'm worried that I'll be overfeeding her doing this. She's having about 4oz every 3 hours....

    Thanks xx
     
  2. Vickie

    Vickie Hannah & Rhys <3

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    Hannah took 3-4 ounces every 3-4 hours at that age, closer to 4 :D

    Keep feeding on demand, that's what I do with Hannah and the pediatrician has never commented on her gaining too much weight--just says that she eats well :)

    As long as you watch the signs of a baby being full and don't try to force them to eat when they aren't hungry I really don't think you need to worry
     
  3. Serene123

    Serene123 Guest

    Sounds just fine to me!
     
  4. Ann-Marie

    Ann-Marie I adore my 3 children !!!

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    She is proper chunky... I just want to eat her thighs with all their rolls :lol: :cloud9:
     
  5. Serene123

    Serene123 Guest

    :rofl: Caitlyn was eating more than that AND having boobie back then. She isn't gaining so much weight now she's interested in more than just eating.
     
  6. Vickie

    Vickie Hannah & Rhys <3

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    Hannah's really long and has almost no tummy but she has fat rolls on her legs and arms :lol:
     
  7. Ann-Marie

    Ann-Marie I adore my 3 children !!!

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    Mia looks like a turtle when she's naked.... her belly is really round but flat.... The boys were like that too !!
     
  8. Serene123

    Serene123 Guest

    Yeah Caitlyn was but she has no belly atall now!
     
  9. LaDY

    LaDY Mummy Of Two xx

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    It sounds fine hun xx
     
  10. nikky0907

    nikky0907 Well-Known Member

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    Lola-Rose is eating about that much now! :lol:
    She has 3-4oz every 4 hours or so...
     
  11. Heather.78

    Heather.78 Well-Known Member

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    :rofl::rofl: so funny Maiya was weighed and she was 7lb12 and is now 8lb 8oz chubby little yummy cheeks
     
  12. keelykat

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    Elliot's having 4oz approx every three hours now-so doesnt seem too much to me. I asked the midwife if its ok-and she was happy.
     
  13. Donna79x

    Donna79x Mummy to Rihanna Paige x

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    sounds just fine to me hun.... Rihanna is currently taking 3-4oz every 3-4 hours on demand. x
     
  14. Miss Duke

    Miss Duke Mum of 2 gorgeous kids!!!

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    Ben was 7lb 10oz at birth and is now 9lb 8 oz!

    He takes 4oz every 3-4 hours.
     
  15. Ann-Marie

    Ann-Marie I adore my 3 children !!!

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    Mia was 6. 13.. and at 5 weeks she was 9.12 !!!!!!! :blush:
     
  16. x-amy-x

    x-amy-x Mammy

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    she sounds just fine to me hun xx
     
  17. 1st_baby

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    Max has about 30 onz of milk in his day + solids
     
  18. Vicky2806

    Vicky2806 Finlay & Angel Connor

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    I can beat that! My chunky monkey was born around the same time as Mia and he is takin approx 5 oz every 3-4 hours but takes 6 at his last feed around 8-9 then sleeps till bout 2-3 then takes bout 4-5 oz and sleeps till bout 6-7am. Got him weighed today at just over 6 weeks and he is 11lb and he was 6.13 at birth - health visitor thinks he is ok - you cant stop them eating if there hungry. xx
     
  19. BlackBerry25

    BlackBerry25 Helena & Elliot <3

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    Thats about how much Helena eats. Sometimes a little less if she is eating more frequently.
     
  20. Ann-Marie

    Ann-Marie I adore my 3 children !!!

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    I weighed her yesterday.... 10lb 12oz !!!!!

    I asked the hv if she thought she was over gaining and she has told me to stop feeding her on demand ( she's on bottles ), and only give her milk every 4-5 hours. Inbetween, water or dummy....

    I didn't listen :blush:
    What if she fills up on water and won't finish a full feed...??
     

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