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Whats going on With my Lil mans feeding?

Hi,.....My lil man is 10 weeks and is already on 7oz of formula, he would finish his bottle almost every feed which was every 4 hours, for the past few days he is now only taking 3 - 4 oz every3 - 4 hrs sometimes less and seems to be sleeping much more during the day for eg he is asleep now and has been since about 11 this morning and he only had a couple of oz of feed???? is this normal and does anyone have any idea why his feeding may have gone like this??

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Bumba09

Asked by Bumba09 at 10:08 AM on Jan. 30, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • babies eat at different rates. He may have needed more in the beginning to keep up with new 'exciting' environment after birth, and growing. He will tend to eat more during growth spurts, the docs say not to worry unless he's having less than 4-6 wet diapers a day or eating less than 24oz (consistently, not just in one day but he eats that much most of the time)
    kristal2146

    Answer by kristal2146 at 10:42 AM on Jan. 30, 2010

  • Thankyou for replying, I spoke to a nurse today aswell and she said pretty much what you have just said about babies feeding and like you say as long as he has 4-6 wet nappies a day then all should be well as he is well hydrated. Thanks again for taking time to answer :)
    Bumba09

    Answer by Bumba09 at 2:22 PM on Jan. 30, 2010

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