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Ouncs of milk?

how many ounces should a 11 week old be drinking?

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datgurlmeggy

Asked by datgurlmeggy at 11:40 AM on Mar. 29, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • It differs from baby to baby I would ask your Ped because it depends !
    christinahenry

    Answer by christinahenry at 11:43 AM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • I hope by "Milk" you mean breast or formula.
    It depends on the child. My son (one month old now) is drinking a good 5-6 oz's at every feeding. Whereas my oldest son was only on 4 oz's and my daughter only drank 4-5 oz's at every feeding at that age.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 11:56 AM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • I agree with the other momma's, its different for every baby. But for an extreme example IMO I think 1 oz is not enough, but 10 oz is too much and he would probably spit up a good amount of that. I've always been told BF babies will each more and more often b/c the milk can be digested easier/faster than formula. My DD eats 5oz of pumped milk every three hours, and I don't know how much she gets when she nurses, I just feed her until she stops eating.
    yesmaam

    Answer by yesmaam at 12:00 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • Mine NEVER took more than three ounces, all through his first year. Bigger bottles were wasted.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 12:26 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • at that age my son was only taking 4 oz at a time. my daughters bf
    austinsmama1106

    Answer by austinsmama1106 at 1:05 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

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