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How much expressed milk to give a 7 week old

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Eminybob Thu 28-Aug-14 14:20:44

I've been ebf my nearly 7 week old, and have decided to try expressing so DP can do a night feed at the weekend.

I know that the amount DS will take will vary depending on how hungry he is,but as a guide how much should I express for a feed?

He usually feeds for about 15-20 mins if this is any sort of guide?


PenguinsIsSleepDeprived Thu 28-Aug-14 14:49:46

I can't link on my phone but I think that there is guidance on kellymom?

Eminybob Thu 28-Aug-14 15:18:37

Thank you, I've found it.

hollie84 Thu 28-Aug-14 15:21:56

There's a milk calculator on kellymom but I think the general guideline is 1-1.5oz an hour. So if feeds are every 2 hours, 2-3oz. If every 3 hours, 3-4.5oz.

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