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Old 11-17-2012, 10:45 PM   #11
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Re: should i give her more???

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Originally Posted by katydid6952 View Post
my 20-lb 4.5 month old takes (6) 5.5-6oz bottles of breastmilk a day.
hmmm do you think weight makes a difference? she's half the size of your dd....obviously i dont want to starve her, but i dont want to over feed her either. originally i was told NOT to feed her more than 3 oz every 2.5 hours(what she was eating up until a month ago) bc she was burning more calories trying to suck than she was getting. but she's figured out how to gnaw on the nipple and get the milk down a lot faster, so idk if that still applies:/ this kid needs some sort of external "fullness meter"
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