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how much formula?

how much formula is a baby suppose to have at 7 months?

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kb24

Asked by kb24 at 3:37 PM on May. 23, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • depends on the child
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 3:38 PM on May. 23, 2009

  • at around 7 months mine went up from 4 oz to 6 oz, every 3 hours with one or two feedings in the middle of the night
    bettylou420

    Answer by bettylou420 at 3:40 PM on May. 23, 2009

  • multiply the childs wieght by 2.5 and thats the closest estimate of how much is normal...but also talk to your childs doctor.
    Bearsjen

    Answer by Bearsjen at 3:40 PM on May. 23, 2009

  • Between 24 to 32 oz a day. Anything less than 20 you should speak with your doctor. Our daughter is 8 months and gets about 30 to 36 a day. 5 to 6 6 oz bottles.
    brailynsmama08

    Answer by brailynsmama08 at 3:40 PM on May. 23, 2009

  • sorry ...it also depends on if you have started solids, that drops how much formula they will need obviously.
    Bearsjen

    Answer by Bearsjen at 3:41 PM on May. 23, 2009

  • If they are only eating baby food, their formula consumption shouldn't drop much at all. If you've started table foods, it is expected to drop some.

    Other than that, the usual "as much as she will take" is the usual answer. Mine were still taking about 45oz per day.
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 3:48 PM on May. 23, 2009

  • My 5 month old takes 1 to 2 jars of baby food a day 2 oz of juice and 6 oz every 3 to 4 hours. It maybe a good idea to start solids if u haven't yet. your baby may stay fuller longer maybe not it's all based on the child.
    mommyhero

    Answer by mommyhero at 5:17 PM on May. 23, 2009

  • heres a great chart
    http://www.earthsbest.com/baby_nutrition/feeding_schedule_print.php
    according to it they say 24-30 oz daily plus solids
    tabi_cat1023

    Answer by tabi_cat1023 at 6:52 PM on May. 23, 2009

  • My daughter was eating 8oz of formula 4 times a day before she started solid. When she started cereal the doctor recommended that I take away 2oz of formula and when she started veggie to take away 4oz of formula. The doctor said the goal is to eventually start eating regular food.
    Cassandre

    Answer by Cassandre at 7:48 PM on May. 23, 2009

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