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how many oz's (including milk (formula) and baby food should a 6mo 2wk baby boy consume on a day to day basis?

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trijobaby

Asked by trijobaby at 9:06 PM on Nov. 29, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • 12 gallons
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:10 PM on Nov. 29, 2009

  • I would ask the baby's Dr. but also Babycenter.com has a section for feeding. That helps.
    MLM0503

    Answer by MLM0503 at 9:17 PM on Nov. 29, 2009

  • yeah ok miss anonymous...seriously
    trijobaby

    Answer by trijobaby at 9:18 PM on Nov. 29, 2009

  • lol anon, that's how much my 3mon old drinks
    Seven07

    Answer by Seven07 at 9:51 PM on Nov. 29, 2009

  • Who knows? It depends so much on their bodyweight, their activity/sleep rate, their metabolism, how much they're growing... and it changes every day.

    Babies need to eat whenever they're hungry (even if it's 15 minutes after the last time they ate), and be able to stop eating when they've had enough (which means keep the bottle, if used, from being tipped right up so it's drink or drown). Even if it means eating 22 times in a day. Even if it means eating for 2 minutes only. Even if it means eating every 4 hours.

    Feeding babies needs to follow the baby's cues. No one but the baby knows when they baby's body needs more food, and no one but the baby knows when he's had enough. Trust the baby and provide the food.
    LindaClement

    Answer by LindaClement at 12:37 AM on Nov. 30, 2009

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