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Question: 6 week daughter - feeding formula question


 Archiebald - Tue Jul 31, 2007 7:48 pm

My daughter is 6 weeks old, she is always hungry she is taking 5 oz every 3-4 hours and will do a stretch of 6-7 hrs at night a few times a week, she would probably go to 6 oz with no problem, she does not spit up and she is 9.6lbs. Is this too much formula every 3-4 hrs?
 Debbie Miller, RN - Wed Aug 01, 2007 8:32 am

User avatar No this is not over-feeding. In fact it is exactly in the amount range I would expect her to need. You are doing fine. Congratulations on the new baby. Enjoy her!

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