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how much should a 1 week old normally eat?

and how often? (bf)

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:19 AM on Feb. 13, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • about 2 oz every 3 to 4 hours if bottle feeding. Breast feeding should be on demand i think. not positive i couldnt breast feed.

    Answer by ashtonjames at 12:21 AM on Feb. 13, 2009

  • your baby should be eating every two to three hours not three to four

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:26 AM on Feb. 13, 2009

  • BFing is on demand...when my DD was that young (shes 5 mo.) she would eat for about 10 minutes on each side but end up falling asleep after a just kind of have to squeeze her cheek and tap her chin to wake her up....and if you ever do pump and give her the bottle just remember that the babies are much more efficient about draining the breast.

    Answer by calliesmommie at 12:27 AM on Feb. 13, 2009

  • Breast fed babies are on demand. In a growth spurt you will be lucky to get a trip to the potty without baby attached LOL.

    Answer by ColleenF30 at 12:30 AM on Feb. 13, 2009

  • Guess what folks....formula feeding is on demand as well.

    It doesn't matter how you feed your baby. Feed on demand...amount and frequency.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:02 AM on Feb. 13, 2009

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