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formula amount?

My almost 9 week old still only drinks up to 3 or 31/2 ounces of formula. Is this normal? I have a few people I know that have had kids at the same time and there kids are drinking 5 or more ounces at this stage.

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x03e09

Asked by x03e09 at 1:13 PM on Oct. 7, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • every child is different my dd didnt drink 5 oz until she was 6mts
    piwife

    Answer by piwife at 1:42 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • what pp said. Mine is almost 6 months and goes through 4 MAYBE five ounces in a sitting.
    Princessofscots

    Answer by Princessofscots at 2:07 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • I agree, depends on baby my son is 3 months on sunday and he will drink 4 oz on a sitting then drink an additional 2 30 minutes later, but he doesn't do this all the time, sometimes he will just drink 4.
    LuvmyFam6

    Answer by LuvmyFam6 at 2:18 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • He's taking all HE needs. As long as he's not hungry, he's fine. As long as he's growing, he's fine.

    Mine took a HELL of a lot more at that age, but that's what they needed....
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 2:19 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • my son is 10 months old and is a snacker. sometimes he eats only 3 oz but thats bc he'll snack on a bottle for a couple hours. he's too busy moving around lol. there's a few times a day where he sits and drinks all 6-7 oz at once, but usually it takes a while.
    AmandaN1

    Answer by AmandaN1 at 2:55 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

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