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Old 11-28-2012, 09:50 PM   #1
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How much in each bottle for DC?

Daycare wants me to bring my milk in the bottle. I have no clue what my 15.5lb 10 week old consumes. I have tried to feed him occassionally from the bottle, but he takes all sorts of amounts.
I was going to do the 1 oz per hour rule, but I don't know if that means I put all the milk in one big bottle for the day or in multiple bottles.


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Old 11-28-2012, 10:01 PM   #2
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Divide it into 2 hour increments. 2 ounce bottles every two hours. Give it take. If crying happens after the bottle is done, they need to try several soothing tactics. I've actually ALWAYS found a way to soothe my daycare babies without more milk. Effort is all that was needed!

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