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I don't know if my baby is getting enough

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2 years ago
She's 5 months,I give her rice cereal at about 8:00 pm before bed to help her sleep. Lately she has been acting like she is hungry all day, I know she is getting enough milk because when I pump I usually get 4 ounces on each side, But my question is. Should I be giving her baby food or rice all day with the bottles??

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2 years ago
How many times a day are you feeding her? Breast milk digests fast so breast fed babies usually need to be fed more often. My daughter ate about every 2 hours. You may need to nurse (or pump) more often than what you are, if she still seems hungry. As for your question about baby food, my pediatrician said no baby food until 6 months. You should ask your daughters pediatrician for their opinion. 
2 years ago
The general recommendation for solids is to start between 4 and 6 months. If you think your baby is hungry try giving her some cereal in the morning in addition to her nighttime meal. You can also try giving her more milk throughout the day. My baby is almost 3 months old and she is drinking 25-30 ounces a day.
2 years ago
Normally she nurses about every 2-3 hours for about 15 mintutes...When I feed her with the bottle she normally drinks 3-4 ounces, She is my first baby so I am new to the feeding thing and I am always worried about her nutrition when it comes to over feeding and underfeeding. Thank you for all the answers, Very very helpful. :)
2 years ago
Your baby knows when she's hungry. She won't overeat, so don't worry about that. Feed her when she's hungry and she'll be just fine.
11 months ago
This is the time to show your skill, patience and finesse as you fight a 20 or 30-pound fish on 8 or 10-pound test line in less than 12-inches of water. Tight lines and ripping tides. Redfish tend to wave their tails slowly when feeding. When you book a charter trip you can usually depend on them to supply the things that you may have forgotten, but if you are on your own you will have to buy anything that you forgot to bring. Pick your days. This is why a finesse style jig is very effective. You are paying for time here and want to spend it fishing and not traveling. The fishing is often very good in foggy conditions. Be ready to change your game plan if the water is super clear. This boat comes with an optional center console complete with a destroyer style steering wheel. A half ounce quality jig head with a slim bodied soft plastic, braided line and a four foot leader of 30pd mono can be absolutely deadly. This is why a finesse style jig is very effective. The key to the most enjoyable fishing adventure possible is to break free from the conventional and enjoy fishing in your own way. The second obstacle is water clarity. The sight fishing on the island is very good. One of the things that contributes to the overall fishing experience is the scenic surroundings. The sight fishing on the island is very good. For the fisherman, however, the most recognizable feature is the tail disturbing the water in the calm shallows and frequently breaking the surface. The true enjoyment of fishing with light tackle is that you will be able to break the bonds and stresses of society and find relaxation and peace within nature. The second obstacle is water clarity. The reel is spooled with a quality four pound test monofilament or fluorocarbon fishing line. The more stable skiffs allow this. Pick your days. The fishing skiff does not need to be small. One current example of a fishing skiff is a relatively inexpensive, flat bottomed boat with a pointed bow and a flat stern. Live animals such as mealworms, red worms, night crawlers, leeches, maggots, crayfish, reptiles, amphibians and insects may be used as bait on all waters not restricted to artificial flies and lures. It should take more than twenty minutes to figure out if there are feeding fish in the area. This gives the combination of a great feeding spot with an easy escape route when threatened. A fishing rods strength or lifting power is determined by its action. Luckily there are plenty of them available and they are not prohibitively expensive. You just have to be in the right place at the right time with the right bait and tackle. Most importantly, keep moving. The older model skiffs resembled small canoes and were not stable enough to support a standing fisherman, but the fishing skiff of today has solved this problem. There is a marked wet season during summer months, with dry winters that features much lower humidity. Catching redfish is like all fishing. The right time is easy, fish the feeding grounds on the flats and oyster bars on the rising tide and till just after the tide turns and fish the hiding places in the troughs and sloughs on the ebb. The great thing about using downsized (or ultra light) gear is that when a fish is hooked, fighting and landing that fish is much more of a challenge, and thus more fun. So, what is ultra light tackle fishing and why is it something that every serious angler should become familiar with? For more info about webpage stop by kesherscouting.org/FRIENDS/elgg/blog/view/125069/the-enjoyment-of-fishing-with-light-tackle
10 months ago
Rachel Reeves, a lactatation consultant has written an excellent answer to this question, and can be found on the nursing angel breastfeeding blog. 

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