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Feeding Issues

My daughter is 7 months old. She usually drinks 5 ounces of formula every 3 hours and finishes all of it. The past 3 days she hasn't finished any of her bottles. Shes only drinking 2-4 ounces. Even after 4 hours in between each bottle she won't finish them. Should i be worried? Should I take her to the doctor?
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Asked by Anonymous at 10:26 AM on May. 12, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My son dropped his intake down at this age also. If shes getting atleast 24oz in 24 hours your fine (the recommended range is 24 to 32oz and i believe after 8 months the minumum drops again, i want to say to 16oz?) They drop down as they get closer to a year usually. If they kept eating how they did they would be little can always call the doc and ask. Or call a nurse line if you get worried.

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 10:33 AM on May. 12, 2010

  • OP: It drops down if they are getting baby... But she's not... She won't eat that...

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:35 AM on May. 12, 2010

  • If she isnt eating solids than i would take her in. I guess i shouldnt assume all 7 month olds are on would atleast call the doc....

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 10:38 AM on May. 12, 2010

  • It depends on what she's eating.


    Answer by Gailll at 10:42 AM on May. 12, 2010

  • My son is 11 months and he still has days when he's not hungry and then days when he will eat and eat and eat, I asked my doc, and she said that it's normal. It's all about the growth spirts.

    Answer by Heather10285 at 10:59 AM on May. 12, 2010

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