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My baby always seems hungry. How much should I feed?

Mom nursing her infantI am the Mom of a two-month-old baby.

He seems as though he is always hungry. I am not sure how many ounces of milk he should take every nursing.

Can you give me some guidelines? 


Kolene Moore | Other-provider

Kolene Moore

The amount of nourishment that a baby takes in orally depends on his size and how often a day he eats.

As an example a 10 pound baby who eats 8 times a day usually takes in around 3 1/2 ounces each feeding for a total of 28 ounces in 24 hours.

 

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