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Old 02-21-2013, 10:28 PM   #20
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Re: should i give her more???

Originally Posted by Rossberrie View Post
My baby is currently 4 months old and weighs 13 pounds.
My mother is usually taking care of her more than me due to my full time school senior year college.
She is currently drinking 4 ounces on demand.
I counted her bottles and she is drinking about 30 - 38 ounces of milk.
I feel that is WAY too much.
My mom gives her a bottle whenever she cries ... but is it possible that she is crying because of a stomach ache? too much milk in her stomach?
And she just needs to suck but shoving a bottle will force milk even more?
I don't know what to do =[
According to an article I read on KellyMom babies eat on average 25 ounces of BM a day after the first month until solids are introduced. Daily the actual amount will fluctuate from say 19 to 30 ounces, but you could use 25 as the benchmark.
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