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i dont think my babys eating enough, how much does, or did ur 8 week old eat within 24 hours?

help please... any good website?

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Asked by BabyGurlie1008 at 9:40 PM on Dec. 3, 2008 in Health

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  • Are you breast feeding or forumla feeding?

    What makes you think he is not eating enough?

    How is he acting?

    I would venture to guess that my 8 week old that was on formula ate maybe less than 20 oz a day...I remember making 2 oz bottles but I can't remember how often she would eat them...every four hours or so.

    Answer by munch12502 at 11:05 PM on Dec. 3, 2008

  • Multiply your baby's weight times 2.5 ounces
    the rule of thumb is to offer him 2.5 ounces of formula per pound of body weight each day.

    So if your baby weighs 6 pounds, you'll give him about 15 ounces of formula in a 24-hour period. If he weighs 10 pounds, he should drink about 25 ounces in a 24-hour period.

    Taken from website..


    Answer by 4xmommy2008 at 8:42 AM on Dec. 4, 2008

  • PLEASE call your pediatrician, ask to speak to the nurse, and ask her just to make sure :)

    Answer by godsgirl746 at 11:42 AM on Dec. 4, 2008

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