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How long should a Small can of Formula last??

My DS is almost 5 months.. and we go threw a can of formula every 2-3 days is that normal??

 
apeclark2008

Asked by apeclark2008 at 10:47 PM on Jan. 6, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • i think that sounds about right.. if your making 8 o bottles.. my son goes thru a large can about every ten days... if not longer.. he only has 5 6oz bottles a day...
    sweetscrappin

    Answer by sweetscrappin at 11:25 PM on Jan. 6, 2009

  • That sounds about right at least according to my kids.
    mom2four25

    Answer by mom2four25 at 10:49 PM on Jan. 6, 2009

  • Sounds about right for my son, too. On the plus side, it'll slow down a little in about 3 months as he starts eating more and more solids. I'm hard-pressed to get 24oz into my son these days!
    Avarah

    Answer by Avarah at 11:05 PM on Jan. 6, 2009

  • my son is 7 weeks and it only last hin 2 days
    mom-to-be21

    Answer by mom-to-be21 at 11:08 PM on Jan. 6, 2009

  • small can why not go buy bigger one it was save you money in the long term..

    when my daughter was 5 months she start solids and was breast feed and was taking about4- 6oz of formula at night.

    everyone is does it different.
    how much formula does he take a day?
    it normal i guess if you having small can of formula
    mommytobe24

    Answer by mommytobe24 at 12:11 AM on Jan. 7, 2009

  • I'd say that right. I have twins and a can last about 1 1/2 days...so If there was only one it would work out to a can every 3 days.
    megmckn

    Answer by megmckn at 2:59 AM on Jan. 7, 2009

  • Hes starting Solids... slowly... coz he has Allergeys as bad has his father... he has a 6-8 oz bottle every 2-3 hrs... so trying new foods is a really big Challenge... his father is allergic to what seems like EVERYTHING! so... Thanks for all the replys i was just making sure...
    apeclark2008

    Answer by apeclark2008 at 9:22 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

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