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my 4 1/2 month old has gone from eating 6 oz to 4 oz every 2-3 hours. Is it normal? should I be worried?

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:54 AM on Oct. 14, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I have 3 kids and all of mine went thru stages of eating more at time or less at times when they were babies. I never really worried about it too much cause their appetite would always pick up after a week or so. I would probably talk to their dr if it lasted longer than that tho.

    Answer by Gigi76825 at 12:13 PM on Oct. 14, 2009

  • my 2 and a half week old eats 4-6oz every 2-3 hrs and is putting on weight like crazy! but i would say it's normal the doctors would tell you if it wasnt

    Answer by freshly.married at 12:17 PM on Oct. 14, 2009

  • My dd did that too and it's probably just her growth spurt taking a break! If it keeps decreasing then check with your dr. but otherwise it should be fine!

    Answer by slynnb at 12:18 PM on Oct. 14, 2009

  • my daughter did that too

    Answer by micahsmommy512 at 12:50 PM on Oct. 14, 2009

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