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Any moms Breastfeeding and have a 7 week old baby by chance!?

Just curious how much breast milk your little one eats at a feeding and how often often they eat!! Just curious!! :)

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nat1387

Asked by nat1387 at 10:50 PM on Mar. 7, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • At 7 weeks, she was nursing on demand about every 3 hours but she also started cluster feeding for a growth spurt about that time too.

    As for how much she was eating...no idea but she was getting 8-10 wet diapers every 24 hours so she was getting enough.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 10:52 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • All three of mine nursed every two hours or on demand. I have no idea how much...maybe 30 minutes per session? I can't remember but I do know that that early on, I often wondered why I even wore a shirt some days! =)
    khedy

    Answer by khedy at 11:26 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • When my daughter was 7wks she ate every hour n half and switching on both breast about 3 to 5 n half oz
    It was very hard to keep up with what she was wanting my body couldnt keep up and i dried up
    Ashley2810

    Answer by Ashley2810 at 11:34 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • At 7 weeks, my babies were nursing on demand. I don't know how much they ate at a feeding, but generally nursed about every 2 hrs or so, give or take.
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 8:10 AM on Mar. 8, 2011

  • I pump all the time so when my son was around 7 wks he's eating 4.5oz ever 3 hrs. He's 95 percentile b/c he eats so often and so much. Not a lot of babies can eat that much tho. I noticed when bf he eats less, b/c i usually pump after so I know how much is left.
    Amy2079

    Answer by Amy2079 at 11:09 AM on Mar. 8, 2011

  • breastfeed babies should be feed on demand. there is no way to know how many ounces unless your pumping. diapers is the only indicator if baby is making good diapers nursing is going well.
    piwife

    Answer by piwife at 2:12 PM on Mar. 8, 2011

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