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3 in 1 feeding Qs

Nico is 2 months old. He is on emfemil power. He drinks 5oz every 4 to 5 hours. I was wondering somethings.

1. How many scoops to make a 7oz bottle?

2.How can I get him to slow down when he's eating? He drinks his bottles sometime in ten mins!

They say he will let me know when he's full. He always finishes his whole bottle. How do I know he's getting enough or to much?

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mommycoleyy88

Asked by mommycoleyy88 at 5:31 PM on Dec. 11, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • 6oz is 3 scoops. 8oz oz 4 scoops. So 7oz is 3 1/2 scoops.

    He drinks because he is hungry. You can't really get him to slow down.
    Snewo

    Answer by Snewo at 5:33 PM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • 1 scoop for 2 oz so 3 and a half
    thats fine
    if he cries with his hungry cry before the next feeding,too much he;ll stop sucking
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:33 PM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • if he finishes that fast, you might want to make a bigger bottle and see how much he will take.
    sweet29mom

    Answer by sweet29mom at 5:37 PM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • Ditto the ladies above, and one way to get him to slow down if need be is to use the level one/slow flow nipples. If he's still sucking them down in minutes with that then he's just an efficient eater.
    rhianna1708

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 5:38 PM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • 3 and hlf scoops for 7oz. but if hes drinking 5oz now id just go up to 6oz and see how that goes. babies wont eat if they are full so rest assure that if hes finising 5oz hes hungry for it.
    Jaxsmommy09

    Answer by Jaxsmommy09 at 5:39 PM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • why dont you make the formula the night before for the next 24 hours? always making 1 feeding extra for growth spurt?
    10 minutes is great timing nothing wrong with that
    there should always be "something left" at the end of the feed like a half ounce
    MELRN

    Answer by MELRN at 7:34 PM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • For 7 onz put 3 1/2 scoops
    NevansMommy

    Answer by NevansMommy at 7:39 PM on Dec. 11, 2010

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