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Feeding question for 6 wk old daughter,,,

Is it common for babies to eat every two hours at 6 wks old? Shouldn't she be getting to the point of eating every 3-4 hours soon? She is currently taking 4 oz. and will not take anymore. She will sometimes stop at 3 oz even. I don't recall my son doing this, is this normal or not?

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Asked by Tiffany237 at 8:15 PM on Jul. 12, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • YES its 100% normal

    Answer by preggoinmn at 8:17 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • yes, my baby did and is still doing the same thing. She eats finger baby foods now too, but at night it is every 2 hours and sometimes 3oz and sometimes 4oz.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:20 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • They eat when they are hungry.

    Mine were taking 8oz every 2 hours!

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 8:21 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • 8 oz at a month old?? man

    Answer by preggoinmn at 8:27 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • As long as you are feeding on demand and letting your little one direct you you're good. My first son only took 5 oz at a time when he was 6 months. Every child is different. If you are ff they say 2.5 oz per pound that she weighs.

    Answer by 2murphyboys at 8:38 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • Yep normal. especially when a growth spurt is coming on.

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 8:38 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • Sounds normal.

    Answer by Krysta622 at 9:21 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

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