my 3 month old dosent drink enough milk (formula feeding )

Niloo - posted on 01/30/2015 ( 10 moms have responded )

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Hi momz
my little girl is very alert curious bright and active , however she drinks less than what expected based on 3 month old feeding chart .I tried to change her formula and nipple still weren't helpful what should I do to boost her appetite? ? please help

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Jodi - posted on 01/31/2015

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I agree with Dove. Think about when you sit down to dinner with a group of friends. You all eat a different amount because you are all different sizes, ages, maybe some are more active than others, and so on. Babies are the same. There is no one size fits all. As long as baby is happy and hydrated, and still growing and gaining weight, I wouldn't be concerned.

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Niloo - posted on 02/03/2015

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hans this is not a breastfeeding advertisement page Just like Jodi said you are not helpful at all

Jodi - posted on 02/02/2015

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Hans, how about you be respectful of people's choices. She didn't ask whether she should breastfeed, or why she couldn't, so your advice is irrelevant to the OP.

Hans De - posted on 02/02/2015

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Most infants do not like cows milk formula, no matter how much pharmaceutical companies doctor it. At three months your child should still be on the (human) breast, rather than the tit of a cow. Human milk has 7 grams of carbohydrates to digest 1.1 grams of protein. Cows milk, on the other hand, has 4.6 grams of carbohydrates to digest 3.2 grams of protein. There is a huge difference!
Problems with supply are often related to the mother's dehydration, where the brain stops the loss of fluids out of self preservation, or the mother's diet, where spicy foods, nicotine, alcohol, or drugs make the milk unpatatable.

Niloo - posted on 01/31/2015

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Jodi you are totally right I never looked at it that way and yes my little girl is gaining weight every day and healthy 12.5lb

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