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How many oz should my 7 month old eat during the night?

He Wakes up 3-4 times a night and eats over 12 oz in total. During the day I feed him lots of solids and bottles I doont understand why he wakes up/drinks so much at night

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Asked by Kelsea1 at 8:42 PM on Jan. 28, 2013 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • what kind of solids do you feed him? just cereal? baby food? do you feed him table food?

    Answer by noel1978 at 8:46 PM on Jan. 28, 2013

  • Sounds fine to me. That's not alot

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 9:14 PM on Jan. 28, 2013

  • I feed him basically everything avacado cereal meats veggies. I was just wondering because my doctor said they shouldn't be waking up to eat anymore at this age.

    Comment by Kelsea1 (original poster) at 10:47 PM on Jan. 28, 2013

  • Doc is incorrect. LOts of babies wake at night to eat. Remember the liquid diet is paramount; the solids are an extra.

    Answer by gdiamante at 12:54 AM on Jan. 29, 2013

  • at this stage the baby should sleep whole night at one stretch. If he is not , then too there is nothing to worry because each baby is different. whenever he wakes up instead of directly feeding him try to soothe him first , if he still demands then give only milk and no solid food. Try to increase the amount of milk/formula you feed him just before going to bed , maybe that would help. At 7 months , I gave my baby 5-6 oz of formula before going to bed.

    Answer by newmommy121211 at 9:17 AM on Jan. 29, 2013

  • Do you feed him solid food right before he goes to sleep? And then a bottle right after?

    Answer by Im-HiDdEn at 8:28 AM on Jan. 31, 2013

  • That's cool

    Answer by escuchar at 11:12 PM on Mar. 20, 2014

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