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how many scoops of formula for 3and a half ounces of water? i dont know how to get the correct measurement.

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Asked by Anonymous at 5:27 PM on Jun. 16, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • add another 1/2oz water, and 2 scoops. I think it's 1 scoop per 2 oz? right?

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 5:33 PM on Jun. 16, 2010

  • yes thats correct but 4 oz seems to be too much for him.

    Answer by 2boysmommi at 5:37 PM on Jun. 16, 2010

  • so 1 1/2 scoops.

    Answer by matthewscandi at 5:46 PM on Jun. 16, 2010

  • if 1 scoop is for 2 ounces, then 1 1/s scoops would be for 3 ounces, and for 3 1/2 ounces, it would be 1 and 3/4 scoops

    Answer by FinleyFirst at 5:48 PM on Jun. 16, 2010

  • so how do i measure that accurately?

    Answer by 2boysmommi at 5:56 PM on Jun. 16, 2010

  • If you really want a good measurement, your probably gonna have to measure the scoop with a ruler, and put a notch in the plastic with a butter knife of something. You should just be able to eye ball it though, or just switch to 3 or 4 ounces instead of 3 1/2

    Answer by FinleyFirst at 6:10 PM on Jun. 16, 2010

  • 1 and 3/4 scoops. Why not just make 3 oz of water and then by the time you add the scoop and a half of formula that it takes to make 3 ounces it will be near 4 ounces.

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 6:35 PM on Jun. 16, 2010

  • I'd just stick with an even 3 or 4 oz - personally I'd rather have to throw a little bit away but know it was measured right. Just make 4oz bottles. OR - there are instructions on every can for making a larger amount, like a quart. Go buy a quart jug (if you don't have one already that you can use) and make a whole quart at a time - then just pour out the amount you need, warm, and don't worry about the tiny measurments. A quart shouldn't last more than 2 days (I don't know how old your baby is) but my kids drank the quart in a day (or less) once they were a few months old.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:37 PM on Jun. 16, 2010

  • two and 3/4 scoops! one for two ounces and half for one ounce and a quarter scoop for 1/2 ounce!

    Answer by JoLee12345 at 1:47 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • Truthfully. You should make him 4 oz and dump out the extra as thats that the package says. Or buy the same formula in the premade bottle and give it to him like that.

    Answer by allisonc242 at 5:17 PM on Jul. 6, 2010

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