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how much to eat?

my son is 5wks old and currently hes eating 4oz every 2-2 1/2 hours. Hes been acting hungry like a hour n half after he eats. i want him to go longer esp if hes eating more oz. so, should i move him to 5oz now n ne suggestions on how to make him go longer wo eating?
i found this food chart online ive been tryin to go by. for 3wks-2mos it says he should get 4-6oz every 3-4hours total amount for day 21-24oz

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Asked by EthansMommy5 at 7:30 PM on Jun. 10, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • i would go ahead and give 5 ounces a shot and see if that keeps him happy. my daughter was about that age when she started wanting more than 4 ounces at each feeding, but if hes hungry so quickly right after a bottle than he probably isn't getting enough.

    Answer by vabchmommy at 7:33 PM on Jun. 10, 2009

  • 5 oz isnt too much as long as its formula. and follow his cues. theres no guarantee he will go longer btw. feeds either lol so just follow his hunger cues,.

    Answer by threeeunder3 at 7:43 PM on Jun. 10, 2009

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