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5 months old

my daughter still eats only 4 oz...that seems like its not enough, but she is ok with it

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maddoxsmommy605

Asked by maddoxsmommy605 at 12:27 PM on Oct. 27, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • in how many hours?
    naomnicole

    Answer by naomnicole at 12:32 PM on Oct. 27, 2008

  • every 2 or 3 hrs....and if we try 5 or 6 ounces she spits it all up...
    maddoxsmommy605

    Answer by maddoxsmommy605 at 12:34 PM on Oct. 27, 2008

  • same here.. shes four months old she eats four ozs if i give her like five nd six ozs she spits out and sometimes throw up.. once a while she will cry for more ... i feed her baby jars everynight at 8 30 and 4 oz of formula. shes good.. i understand what u are going through.
    tiggerneeyore

    Answer by tiggerneeyore at 12:41 PM on Oct. 27, 2008

  • every bbay is different. their tummies are a lot smaller than we think. if she's not fussing b/c she is hungry I wouldn't worry about it. my daughter still only drinks about 3-4 ounces at 16mo. but of course she has food now too but she's nurses a lot less.
    SMWOODS

    Answer by SMWOODS at 12:42 PM on Oct. 27, 2008

  • I don't know if it will help but I was told that a baby should be drinking half their weight in ounces at each feeding. So if baby weighs 16 lbs she should eat 8 oz. I never really went by this. My baby was up to 8 oz bottles (every four hours) at about six months and she weighed about 18 lbs.
    Love2BMommy77

    Answer by Love2BMommy77 at 1:31 AM on Oct. 28, 2008

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