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how much formula is normal for a 1 wk old to drink?

My dd is one week old today. How much formula should she drink? She usually wakes every 3 to 4hrs.

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Asked by seasnakesc at 2:00 AM on Jun. 8, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • usually by the time they are 2 weeks old they should be having 3-4 ounces every 3-4 hours. so i would say probably about 2-3 ounces every 3-4 hours and build from there. but my little man just went for his 2 week check up wens and i was told he should be having the 3-4 oz every 3-4 hrs.

    Answer by vabchmommy at 2:08 AM on Jun. 8, 2009

  • 4oz, seriously? my son was 2 weeks old and ate about 1/2 to 1 oz every 2-3 hours. he is 2 1/2 years old now, and healthy and happy.

    Answer by HelloKitty86 at 2:10 AM on Jun. 8, 2009

  • By a week old my DD was eating 3-4 oz every 2-3 hours...She is a big eater and a tiny baby.I think it just depends on the baby

    Answer by Kaylinsmommy09 at 2:15 AM on Jun. 8, 2009

  • my dd also had 1.5-2 oz at a week old....

    Answer by 07lilmama1108 at 2:22 AM on Jun. 8, 2009

  • 2 oz ever 2 hours more if they are still hungry... did you try to breast feed? It would be really good if you tried

    Answer by Jan0609momma at 3:07 AM on Jun. 8, 2009

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