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Ok so i put 4 oz of water in a bottle, then i add 2 scoops of the formula, and the bottle goes up to the 5 oz line. So now is he drinking 4 oz or 5 oz?

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Asked by Anonymous at 7:12 PM on Mar. 14, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • 4 oz

    Answer by tomsMom2008 at 7:13 PM on Mar. 14, 2009

  • 5oz. The milk is a filler so it's going to go up an oz or a half oz once you add it compaired to the water you put in. What I do if I want to just give him 4 oz I fill it up with only to the 3oz mark because once you add the formula it ends up being 4oz.

    Answer by TristansMommy16 at 7:41 PM on Mar. 14, 2009

  • i wouldnt put less than wut the carton says- as long as ur following the directions on the can ur fine- because if u start putting less water than the child is getting more calories per ounce- and if the 3 ounces of water doesnt fill them up and u feed them more thats not very healthy for the child- just follow the directions on the can or from ur doc

    Answer by lovelyli217 at 8:17 PM on Mar. 14, 2009

  • It's 4oz. Displacement of the formula powder makes it seem like more. If you were to mix bigger batches ahead of time and keep it in the fridge, you would pour 4oz into the bottle for him.

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 8:37 PM on Mar. 14, 2009

  • 5 oz.

    Answer by Ash9724 at 10:45 PM on Mar. 14, 2009

  • 4 oz. I mean it is 4 oz of water and two scoops...just as the can says to do. It is 4 oz total of formula. I mean thats what I do.

    Answer by amber325 at 10:52 PM on Mar. 14, 2009

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