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What is the normal amount for a three month old to be eating? How often?

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Asked by MKlein at 6:25 PM on Mar. 7, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • 4-6 oz of milk (breast or formula) every 2 -3 hours. Do keep in mind every child eats differently!


    Answer by Razelda at 6:33 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • That depends on the child. My son was eating 4 oz's from birth. My daughter was just getting to 4 oz's at 3 months. Both about every three hours. The child will tell you when it is hungry, but know that if it's had a full bottle (3-4 oz's) and is still begging for more then it's most likely gas and not hunger. So be sure to burp baby really well before going and getting more food.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 7:09 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • 2.5oz per pound of body wieght daily is a good amount. Some eat more and some eat less. As long as they are gaining and growing don't worry!

    Answer by aydansmomma04 at 7:22 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • Mine were doing 6-8 ounces at this age and could go at least 4 hours between feedings. They were big boys and ate a lot!

    Answer by elizabr at 7:41 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • my son eats every 3-4 hours and he eats inbetween 4-6 oz

    Answer by Kattie825 at 3:12 PM on Mar. 8, 2011

  • my baby boy is 7 weeks old today he drinks between 3/4oz every 4 hrs

    Answer by stacy2607 at 10:15 PM on Mar. 12, 2011

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