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8 month old question..

My Ped. has yet to return my call..so Dr. Cafemom to the rescue..My 8 month old son eats 3 jars of baby food daily along with occasional juice..My question is.. How much formula (ounces) does he still need?

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sydsmom2

Asked by sydsmom2 at 12:13 PM on Dec. 2, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • That depends on how much is in the jar of baby food.
    m.robertson811

    Answer by m.robertson811 at 12:18 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • Oh..he is eating the 2nd foods if that helps..
    sydsmom2

    Answer by sydsmom2 at 12:19 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • My is 8 months old too. He also eats 3 jars of baby food. He drinks 3-4 8oz bottles a day too... no juice for him.
    NewArrival

    Answer by NewArrival at 12:20 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • My daughter gets a bottle before naps. so 3times a day, and if she seems hungry between meals I will give her 3-4 ounces. You know when your baby is hungry and when hes not
    robinalbright

    Answer by robinalbright at 12:23 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • An 8 month baby should be drinking on average 24-37 oz of their diet. And remeber for the first year the primary food should be breastmilk or formula.. so give the bottle first then the foods until he is full.
    AmiJanell

    Answer by AmiJanell at 12:24 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • I just sub out one bottle for each real meal. I go
    8am: 6oz Mornning bottle.
    10am 1/2cup oatmeal and bannana's
    12.pm 6oz bottle
    2pm carrets and rice (tub of 2nd foods plus mixed with about 2tbs of rice)
    4pm 6oz bottle
    6pm Greenbeans and small fingerfoods 4oz juice (family dinner time)
    8pm 6oz bottle
    10pm If still awake apples and rice
    11pm 6oz bottle (deam feed, he's sleeping I chang then feed him)
    4am he will wake up wanting a bottle luckly now he can fee it to himself.
    This is the eating routin of my 7m old if it helps any. He is a nomal healthy growing boy in the 80% for everything so I must be doing something right hahahha good luck.
    KittyCalais

    Answer by KittyCalais at 1:12 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

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