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8 month old not eating formula very well?

My son just turned 8 months on the 2nd. He was drinking 4 bottles 6oz each a day. Now he might take one or two if that. He eats solids well so do I need to increase his solids or is he okay? Why would he all of sudden do this? He has been sleeping a lot more now too.

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leann74016

Asked by leann74016 at 6:28 PM on Sep. 4, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Lower the "solids" and increase the formula. Start introducing table foods.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:37 PM on Sep. 4, 2009

  • he doesn't eat much solids either. Just a bite here and there between trying to give formula
    leann74016

    Answer by leann74016 at 6:38 PM on Sep. 4, 2009

  • Talk to ur doctor when a baby is acting different in feeding and sleepin habits it could mean something not right like mayb his iron is low or might even b diabetic its happened to my nephew his irons really low
    aidensmama8

    Answer by aidensmama8 at 7:15 PM on Sep. 4, 2009

  • yes, have his iron checked. I know they usually do this at the 9 month appointments, but just call up to your docs and ask the nurse what she thinks. He really needs about 24 oz of formula at this age. Combined with low energy/more sleeping, this could be something.
    crazy4u49033

    Answer by crazy4u49033 at 7:42 PM on Sep. 4, 2009

  • Formula is more important then the solids. I agree give less solids.
    mommylovesu28

    Answer by mommylovesu28 at 8:54 PM on Sep. 4, 2009

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