How many ounces should 3 mo old babies eat?

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Pamela - posted on 06/12/2012

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Babies should eat until they are satisfied. Do not measure how much unless your doctor has set a measure for whatever reason. When your baby is full he will show you so! Then burp him and all should be satisfied!

Delishhh - posted on 06/11/2012

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My little one has slept 6 hours since she was born and now she is 3 months and sleep 8-10 hour a night. As long as they are gaining weight at all times it is fine. There is no need to wake your baby as long as they are gaining weight at a good pace. That is just what our dr. says, and we should be lucky that our kid is sleeping so well. Our little one is still gaining on average 1 oz a day.

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Like the other posters said. Also, remember that your baby's stomach is only about the size of his fist so he won't take much at any one time. That's why babies don't sleep 8-10 hours at a stretch (nor should they) until they are 2. If you are formula feeding (or expressing breastmilk), your baby probably won't take more than 3 ounces at a sitting. If he's hungry, feed more often; during a growth spurt, he can feed as often as every 30 minutes.

Delishhh - posted on 06/11/2012

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Yes just follow his cues but on average they say about 25oz a day, but that is hard to measure if you are breastfeeding.

Jennifer - posted on 06/11/2012

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At 3 months old, his only food should be breast milk or formula, and he will let you know how much he needs. There is no certain amount, because each baby is different. Just follow his cues and he will let you know.

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