Formula feeding is common for baby. When baby firstly feeds with formula, the baby will take 60 to 90 ml each time baby eat. The formula will become the complement of breastfeeding. You can start to offer formula in the first month when they are a desire for breast milk start to decrease. When they reach their first month, they take 4 ounces per feeding.
On their first six months, baby can take six to eight ounce per feed. They need four to five times feeding each day. On the average, baby needs two and half ounce each day. Babies will gradually adapt their need with the demand for formula feeding. When baby full of formula, just take it. Do not give them more formula. It only makes him overfeed, and he will feel uncomfortable.
A baby usually needs three to four-ounce each feeding for their first month. The market will increase to one ounce and maximum eight ounces per feeding. The increase in the market is due to an increase in the demand. Do not give your baby more than 32 ouch formula a day. Use pacifier to disturb their attention from the formula.
The best is regularly giving formula when baby needs it. When baby cry, give them formula feeding and take it when they are full. The regular feeding is necessary and mom needs to aware of the signals given by the baby when they feel hungry.
Feeding baby is unique. The best way for mom understands the baby’s need. If the baby weight runs out 12 pounds on they are 2 to 4 months age, mom needs to be aware of the obesity. Just contact your doctor if the baby’s weight beyond the healthy weight.