Paula - posted on 05/19/2009 ( 11 moms have responded )
My son is 7 weeks old (almost), and I am trying to get him more on an eating schedule so he isn't "snacking" so much throughout the day. Right now he is eating about 28-30 ounces per day (he is bottle fed breast milk and a small amount of formula) or just a bit more. Most of what I have read says he should be eating 4-5 ounces every 3-4 hours. He eats 4-5 ounces but wants to eat every 90 minutes to 2 hours. How do you get them on a schedule and how do you know if you are overfeeding your baby? My doctor seems to think I am as he weighs almost 12 pounds. Any help would be appreciated... from how much you are feeding your baby to how to get them on a schedule.