1 day old baby's stomach capacity is about 5-7 ml, or about the size of a marble. Interestingly, researchers have found that the day-old newborn's stomach does not stretch to hold more. Since the walls of the newborn's stomach stays firm, extra milk is most often expelled (spit up). Your colostrum is just the right amount for your baby's first feedings!
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Answer by Kword at 1:29 PM on Sep. 7, 2010
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Answer by elizabiza at 1:41 PM on Sep. 7, 2010
So, comparable to someone feeling their baby formula, this would be not even an ounce???
Just thought I'd throw that in for all those wonderful formula feeding moms!!
Answer by Anonymous at 1:43 PM on Sep. 7, 2010
thank you for posting this!! it is so sad that this information is not common knowledge!!!
Answer by kyriesmommy13 at 2:55 PM on Sep. 7, 2010
Next question overall
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