Currently, my 4 month old drinks 5 oz. for each feeding (when I pump and she is fed by bottle)...
Does this sound normal?
Answer by ColleenF30 at 5:50 PM on May. 31, 2009
According to La Leche League's Breastfeeding Answer Book, 3rd edition, on average most breastfed babies take between 2-4 ounces about 8-12 times per day, consuming about 28-32 ounces total per day. It is easy for baby to get too much too quickly with a bottle when they are used to the breast. 5oz may be just right for your baby, but it may be helpful to read a little about "paced bottle feeding". Check out Bottle feeding methods that support breastfeeding
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