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Can I overfeed?
« on: February 16, 2018, 10:59:06 am »
Help! My 4 month old is starting to take 10-12 oz at some feeds. Is this normal? Am I over feeding her? She is 15lb 12oz and has jumped from 10th percentile to 80th in 2 months on formula.

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Re: Can I overfeed?
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2018, 11:19:00 am »
If it's just recently it could be a growth spurt - they do seem to take unbelievable amounts during a GS.


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« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2018, 16:04:37 pm »
It is just recently so Iíll see. I guess I thought GS would mean more frequent but it makes sense. I just didnít know she could do that!! Iím in awe. Thanks!

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Re: Can I overfeed?
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2018, 22:08:37 pm »
GSs are amazing. I really do not know how they fit that amount of milk/food into their tiny bodies.
It can be quite a surprise when they eat so much but after the GS try not to be too concerned the other way, us mums can get used to our LOs taking in larger amounts and then when it reduces we worry they are not taking enough.
There can be additional night feeds needed too.