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how many ounces should my one month old be eating? he seems to be hungry all the time and never satisfied.

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2boysmommi

Asked by 2boysmommi at 8:35 PM on Jun. 9, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • they go through a growth spurt anywhere from 4 to 6 weeks....so he probably will be more hungry than usual. It depends on how you feel about feeding your baby....I personally believe in letting a baby decide when they're full. Make sure your burping often to prevent gas bubbles and spit up :)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:49 PM on Jun. 9, 2010

  • he acts like hes always hungry and so he gets overfed and throws up the whole bottle and then he wants to eat again.
    2boysmommi

    Answer by 2boysmommi at 8:54 PM on Jun. 9, 2010

  • Usually 4 ounces, you can up it to five. Feed him 1 ounce burp, another ounce burp, another, then burp all the way through.

    That will help with spitting up. My little one DID THE EXACT same thing. So frustrating because you never feel at ease that they've had enough.

    Make sure your little one is getting good rest since that could be why he's crying too. When I started putting her for naps too when she was crying a lot..... Instead of just feeding her. She was a lot happier.

    So NAPS.... Burping..... Should do a good portion.



    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:19 PM on Jun. 9, 2010

  • thankyou ill keep that in mind!
    2boysmommi

    Answer by 2boysmommi at 9:26 PM on Jun. 9, 2010

  • 2 to 2.5 ounces per pound of body weight per 24 hours ;) So a 9 pound baby should eat 18 to 22.5oz in 24 hours for example. Offer him 4 oz and if he eats it up him to 5. If he doesnt eat it all drop him to 3 etc. :) And burping is key. Burp every ounce. He could be gassy and thats why he cries.
    carsonsmommytam

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 9:50 PM on Jun. 9, 2010

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