How much should I be feeding my son?

Jessica - posted on 05/28/2014 ( 1 mom has responded )





I recently went back to work, my mother in law watches my son. I have a 14 week old. I have been feeding him 4oz. Eric is getting at least 32oz per day every 3 to 21/2 hours. I don't feel like I'm pumping enough so I supplement with one bottle of formula right before we go to bed in hopes that he sleeps through the night but doesn't happen. The most he has slept through the night has been 6 hrs. My mother in law says that he needs at least one more ounce. but about a month in a half ago, I moved him from 100ml to 4oz. My husband and I found that he was spitting up the extra milk and would fuss a little right after his feeding. now he not spitting as much but still fuss about a min or two. I don't think he's hungry, I think he fuss because he lost some sort of comfort from the bottle feeding.

Any Suggestion?

Thank you in advance.


♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫ - posted on 05/28/2014




6 hours of sleep IS sleeping through, all things taken into account, so he's sleeping pretty well at 4 months.

If he's not spitting up excess, and is not demanding more frequent feedings, you're doing just fine.

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