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How much formula should my 1 month old be eating?

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M0mma2AMonkey

Asked by M0mma2AMonkey at 6:05 PM on Feb. 17, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Formula fed babies, just like breastfed babies, should be fed on demand. Not on a schedule, or by certain amounts.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:07 PM on Feb. 17, 2009

  • until s/he isnt hungry anymore
    m.robertson811

    Answer by m.robertson811 at 6:07 PM on Feb. 17, 2009

  • my 1 month old ate.....4 oz
    photogrypher

    Answer by photogrypher at 6:08 PM on Feb. 17, 2009

  • It just depends on the baby, mine ate 4oz every 2 to 3 hours.
    smnice

    Answer by smnice at 6:09 PM on Feb. 17, 2009

  • there is no set schedule.. but i have a little chart here from my doctors office... 1-2 months 6-8 average number of feedings in 24hrs, 3-4 ounces per feeding and 18-32 ounces a day. Mind you, all babies are different... so dont think there is a set rule.... baby411 is a great book to have... lots of help!
    sweetscrappin

    Answer by sweetscrappin at 6:24 PM on Feb. 17, 2009

  • As much as she wants, as often as she wants. (or he...)

    My boys were taking about 6oz every 2 hours at 4 weeks. (yeah...HUGE eaters)
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 6:37 PM on Feb. 17, 2009

  • i would say between 3-4 ounces.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:05 PM on Feb. 17, 2009

  • none-- babies are not supposed to have ANYTHING other than breastmilk in their tummies for the first six months. their stomachs are not equipped to handle anything else, and formula can set baby up for a lifetime of health problems. not to mention, the risks of not giving breastmilk
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:28 PM on Feb. 17, 2009

  • NONE~All babies should be Breast Feed!!!!!!!!!!!banging head into wall

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:05 PM on Feb. 17, 2009

  • well I breatsfeedand formula feed my babies and their very health.No health issues at all(asthma,diabetes,etc)

    But when they were formula feed they drunk about 4 oz. My son who is 2mths drinks 4oz about every 2-3 hrs.
    kyheavensmom

    Answer by kyheavensmom at 8:35 PM on Feb. 17, 2009

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