how many oz do you feed a newborn
2 to 3 ounces
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How many ounces should a newborn eat?
Most babies are satisfied with 3 to 4 ounces per feeding in the first month, increasing that amount by 1 ounce per month before leveling off at about 7 to 8 ounces per feeding. For example, a 12-pound baby would likely need 30 ounces in a 24-hour period.
How many ounces of formula should a baby eat?
Another way to estimate formula amounts can be done by age. Newborns: as little as 1 to 2 ounces per feeding. One to two months: 3 to 4 ounces per feeding. Two to six months: 4 to 6 ounces per feeding.
Is it normal for a baby to feed every hour?
Some babies may feed as often as every hour at times, often called cluster feeding, or may have a longer sleep interval of 4 to 5 hours. How often your baby feeds might change depending on the time of day. Some feeding sessions may be long, and others short. That is okay.
How many ounces should a 2 week old baby drink?
Most new babies want to eat every two to three hours. For the first day or two, they may drink only half an ounce per feeding. After that, offer 1 to 2 ounces at each feeding for the rest of the week. By 2 weeks: 2 to 3 ounces at each feeding