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How much formula?

Hi ladies,

DS is 4 months old and we moved to exclusive FF 2 weeks ago. On the packets of formula it says he should be having 5 7oz bottles per day. He currently has these at 7:45am, 10:45am, 1:45pm, 4:45pm and 6:45pm. However he is waking quite a bit in the night (not always because he is hungry, bc he is teething, or may be a bit cold or has lost the dummy etc).

But last night I tried to give him water in the night and he wasn't interested, so I gave him a 5oz bottle. Now I'm not sure whether he should be having 5 7oz bottles in the day or whether i should reduce then to 5 6oz bottles if he's actually having 6 bottles per day, so that the total oz he's having still totals 35oz per day.

Any advice would be appreciated.


  • I would aim for the 35oz in 24 hour period HOWEVER the tin is a guideline and if 37oz gives u a happy baby then i would use your own discretion. also in a growth spurt my ds demands more. sorry if thats a little vague xx
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