formula feeding moms

how many ounces did your baby drink at 3 weeks old? how many hours between? my little girl drinks 4 to 6 oz every 3 to 4 hours. shes 3 weeks and 1 day old. is that too much??
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By: cheryl11
Member since Jul 24, 2011
Posted: on Mar 14, 2012
That sounds perfect and healthy to me! No two babies are the same but if she is not spitting it back up/ being sick then all seems good to me! I think my LO was roughly about 3/4 oz every 3 hours he is 8 weeks now and is having around 6oz every 3 hours but if I would let him it would be every 2 probably! I think I need to up it to 7oz in next few days!
By: Ash1098
Member since Dec 05, 2011
Posted: on Mar 14, 2012
she doesn't spit up hardly at all. i was just thinking she eats so much because she was only 5 pounds 10 1/2 ounces at birth. she does spit the bottle out or refuse to take it when she is full though. just wanted to make sure im not over feeding her :)
By: cheryl11
Member since Jul 24, 2011
Posted: on Mar 14, 2012
I was the same but I got reassured by doctor etc that if they were not sick it was fine plus just shows she knows when she has had enough so they other times she must just be genuinely hungry! :)
By: jaciii
Member since Jun 16, 2011
Posted: on Mar 14, 2012
Yaa as long as she doesn't throw it up that's fine. My lo is 4 weeks on Friday and has 4oz of formula at 8pm and sleeps until 1-2am and has another 4oz and sleeps until 6-7am. Then throughout the day I give him 4oz of breast milk every 2-3 hours.
By: mommyof3angels
Member since Aug 03, 2011
Posted: on Mar 14, 2012
They are all different. My son is 4 weeks today and drinks 2-3 oz every 3 hrs but my older 2 kids drank different amounts. If she's getting full and your dr is happy with weight gain I'd say that's a fine amount.

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