i have a two week old baby and i was wondering if how he was eating is normal for a newborn. he eats about 3-4 ounces every 3-5 hours... sometimes he might actually stretch it to 6 hours(which happened last night)Answer Question
Answer by lovinangels at 1:20 AM on Jul. 30, 2010
Answer by xmama_bellax at 1:21 AM on Jul. 30, 2010
Answer by Erin814 at 1:38 AM on Jul. 30, 2010
That sounds about right. If he finishes his bottle put and extra half once in the next bottle to make sure he is getting enough - that's how I did it anyways. I also kept a log so knew the last time he ate and tried to feed my kids every 3-5 hours... but I'd let then sleep as long as they wanted at night... I never woke then to eat at night that is.
Answer by BradenIsMySon at 7:58 AM on Jul. 30, 2010
Answer by luckysevenwow at 10:23 AM on Jul. 30, 2010
My youngest is also 2 weeks old and his feedings are all over the place, lol. This morning I got up with him at 8 and he only took an ounce and a half then slept until almost 11 then ate 1/2oz and fell asleep when I tried to burp him. He woke up an hour later and took another ounce then slept until 2pm. I was just scratching my head. The last few days he's been eating 2 1/2-4oz every 2-4 hours. Now he does this 1oz thing. He's driving me nuts. I can't figure out how much to feed him. He's my 5th and I don't remember my other kids doing this. They were usually pretty predictable. But 3-4oz every 3-4 hours sounds about right to me. Last night my son slept a good 5 hours after just 2oz.
Answer by justanotherjen at 3:45 PM on Jul. 30, 2010
Answer by mama_of5 at 10:16 AM on Aug. 1, 2010