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

(minimum 6 characters)

How much should my 5 month old be eating. Anyone have sample menus?

Answer Question

Asked by kelka24 at 1:49 PM on Jun. 2, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

Level 5 (62 Credits)
Answers (4)
  • I think it all depends on the child....When my daughter was 5 months she ate 6 ounces every 2 1/2 hours...and at night i would give her a jar of baby 1st baby foods...she would eat like half of it

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:11 PM on Jun. 2, 2009

  • my 5 month old would only have breastmilk, infact he didn't even get a taste of solids until he was about 7 months, and he wasn't ready then either.

    Answer by Precious333 at 2:34 PM on Jun. 2, 2009

  • try Register on line and you get all kinds of feeding tips and coupons for free food. Same with and gerber will give you all sorts of sample menus

    Answer by daisy6878 at 3:59 PM on Jun. 2, 2009

  • breast milk: 5-8 feedings every 24 hours or formula 32-34 ounces every 24 hrs 2-3 tablespoons of infant cerel mixed with breast milk or formula and 1-2 tablespoons thin pureed vegetables...but my son eats way more cereal than 2-3 tablespoons.. i mix it with his fruit lol

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:29 PM on Jun. 2, 2009

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN