It seems as though my 5 day old is hungry more quickly and eating more than what the nurses told me to feed her at the hospital. I don't want to let her be hungry but I'm afraid of feeding her too much and her tummy hurting as a result. So should I feed her on a schedule or when she is hungry, and as often and as much as she'll eat. Thank you for your help.
Asked by Anonymous at 5:54 PM on Feb. 11, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)
My oldest ate every hour for 45 min. For 14 hours out of the day for 3 months. She doubled her weight in 3 months. At about 6 months she started spitting up pretty bad after burping, that is when I knew she was over eating. I cut back 5 min. eat side and the spitting up stopped. Today she is 4.5 yo and is tall and skinny girl, let your child tell you there hunger, they know better then a nurse.
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