Lisa - posted on 05/19/2009 ( 40 moms have responded )
My baby is 4 1/2 months old and i just weaned her onto formula. breastfeeding was not going well, was very painful, and she would eat for half hour every hour. i thought once i got her on formula she wouldn't eat as often.... but was i ever wrong. she only eats 2-3 ounces at a time and is hungry again within the hour. she just down right refuses to drink more than that. she has never eaten a full 4 oz bottle, and on top pf everything, she has lost 2 pounds since shes been on formula. we've tried switching her onto different formulas, used different types (powder, ready made) but no difference. she is on good start natural cultures right now. her poops have also been black and only every other day on formula, which im also worried about. my doctor has been no help, i took her in yesterday and he said theres nothing to worry about its normal. umm, im no doctor, but i really dont think my baby losing weight is a good sign. if anyone has any advice it would be greatly appreciated! thanks!