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IS 4OZ OK FOR MY 1 MONTH IN A HALF OLD SON?

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3 years ago
My question is well I gave my my son 3oz when he was lk 3weeks/3weeks in a half nd now he's 1month in a half nd after we feed him his still real fussy nd I breast feed him lk right after da bottle nd den he's fine but I wana stop breast feeding period already so basically my question is since my baby boy is 1month in a half is it okay to give him 4oz PLZ SOMEONE ANSWER CUZ I DNT LK TO SEE MY BABY BOY FUSSY ND NOT HAPPY???

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3 years ago
I would breastfeed for at least 6 months, if you can. It gives your baby a better chance of being healthy. They get less ear infections and a lot of other benefits. I would ask your babies doctor how much you should feed him. Mine says to feed your baby as much as she wants. 
3 years ago
My doctor said to feed as often as my son was hungry for the first 2 months. After that i would give him 4 oz every 2 to 2.5 hours and I would add just a bit of rice cereal so that it stayed in his tummy longer. This is helping him stay within his weight and he is not fussy. I also had to start solids early for him cause he is a big eater. Before you make any big changes to your son's diet you should ask your doctor or a nutritionist.
2 years ago
4 ounces is more than enough for a one month old he might not even drink all that.Try is see if he drinks it all wait at least 3-4 hours depending on how fussy he is and try again. If you feed him to often or too much he he will probably spit up so be very observant and  determine what is best for him. Also,formula will also keep them fuller longer. At the hospital my twins were fed every 4 hours and I went home with that same schedule.  I was pumping at first then when they finally latched on the the feedings became more frequent because breastmilk is lighter than formula.

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