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Karen - posted on 08/26/2016 ( 1 mom has responded )

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I have a one month old and he eats every 3hours but my problem is he eats between 4-6oz ... is this normal ?? I feed him 4oz but and i burp him and he cries and cries until i give him the othe 2oz ... has anyone been through this ??

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Sarah - posted on 08/26/2016

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How much does he weigh? A general rule of thumb is 2 to 2.5 ounces per pound over 24 hours. So if he weighs 10lbs, you could expect him to eat 20 to 25 ounces over a 24 hour period. If he suddenly bumped up his feeding amount, it may be a growth spurt and will likely taper out.

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