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17 weeks am I feeding him enough?

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mazzamoo123 Mon 03-Aug-15 14:53:44

Hi there, just wanted a bit of advice.

My 17 week old DS has recently started sleeping 7pm-7am. I know I'm really lucky (and I'm sure it won't last!) but I'm not sure I'm now feeding him enough seeing as he's now getting nothing through the night. So at the minute I'm giving him 4 feeds of 210ml per day. Is that enough? He's not asking for more and seems happy but just wanted to check! Thanks!

MrsAukerman Mon 03-Aug-15 14:57:37

Formula or ebm?
Tbh, either way it doesn't sound enough. I'm guessing 7, 11, 3, 7.
I couldn't go 4 hrs between drinks in summer.

mazzamoo123 Mon 03-Aug-15 16:52:19

SMA formula... So should I just add an extra feed in somewhere? Atm I feed him 7, 10.30, 2.30 and then a split feed at 5.30/6.30 (I give him 240ml for this one).

MrsAukerman Mon 03-Aug-15 21:25:15

Wait for someone with formula feeding experience to come along. I just know that my bf ds needed feeding every 2 hrs at that age and I always have a drink on the go.

22Dee Tue 04-Aug-15 00:12:51

how much he/she needs depends on weight not age

hv told me to times my LO weight (kg) by 2.5 to get correct ounce amount

BumWad Tue 04-Aug-15 20:50:11

NHS guidance is 150-180mls per kg of bodyweight

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