Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

my 5 month old lil girl eats 4 oz every 2-3 hrs & if i try to feed her more she doesnt eat this normal

Answer Question

Asked by nsaneblubel at 10:23 PM on Apr. 27, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

Level 1 (0 Credits)
Answers (6)
  • yes its normal do not force any food on her when she is hungry again she will let you know her little belly is only so big and you do not want to stretch it

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:26 PM on Apr. 27, 2009

  • I agree w/ Anonymous. Sounds to me like she's eating pretty darn good for a 5mo old. Talk to your pediatrician about how much food & formula/breast milk she should be consuming.

    Answer by chaster at 10:43 PM on Apr. 27, 2009

  • my 5 month old eats 6 oz every 4 hours so I think your daughter is fine :)

    Answer by Kaitlyn0816 at 11:05 PM on Apr. 27, 2009

  • oh yeah. feed her on demand, she'll be guzzling 6 and 8 oz bottles before you know it but not a moemnt before she is ready

    Answer by humaniterian87 at 11:23 PM on Apr. 27, 2009

  • Yeah mine is 6 months and has the same schedule. Don't worry.

    Answer by MILFInProgress at 11:37 PM on Apr. 27, 2009

  • yeah its fine. my baby is the same age. but shes a porker. mine eats a whole bottle plus food. but shes not fat. lucky girl. lol but dont sweat it. your baby knows when shes hungry

    Answer by Cadence08 at 12:16 AM on Apr. 28, 2009

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.