How much milk will a baby drink as they grow older (4 months and older)?

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My daughter is 4 months old and is currently drinking up to 5 oz per bottle of breast milk. Has her appetite grows will the need for more milk grow? My older son was on formula and was at 8 oz per bottle by one year. Will this be the same for breastmilk? I was told that the consistancy of my milk will change as my baby grows, so they may not drink up to 8 oz a bottle. Is this true? (I know of one other mother who's children (all 3) did not drink more than 4 oz a bottle all the way up to one year.) Also, how many hours does a child this age and older go between feedings? All info that I find are for newborns. Thank you in advance!!!

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Jennifer - posted on 10/20/2010

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yes, as your baby grows your milk changes to best suit their needs. my son is 11 months old and i've noticed my milk is much creamier than when he was a little babe. he's been drinking 6 oz bottles of breastmilk consistently since he was around 5 or 6 months old

as far as time span between feedings, that really depends on the baby. i don't think there is "normal." babies make their own normal.

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