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How can I tell if my baby is eating enough?

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No matter how prepared you think you are, you’ll still have questions once your newborn arrives. One of the most common worries new parents have? Whether their little one is eating the right amount.

Every baby is unique, but there are some basic guidelines to keep in mind when it’s time for a feeding.

SOURCES:

La Leche League International: “How can I tell if my baby is getting enough milk?”

Mayo Clinic: “Feeding your newborn: Tips for new parents,” “Infant and toddler health.”

HealthyChildren.org: “Amount and Schedule of Formula Feedings.”

KidsHealth from Nemours: “Formula Feeding FAQs: How Much and How Often.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Feeding Your Baby: The First Year.”

Bright Futures/AAP: “Nutrition Supervision.”

American Academy of Pediatrics: “Breastfeeding Initiatives: FAQs.”

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on March 09, 2018

SOURCES:

La Leche League International: “How can I tell if my baby is getting enough milk?”

Mayo Clinic: “Feeding your newborn: Tips for new parents,” “Infant and toddler health.”

HealthyChildren.org: “Amount and Schedule of Formula Feedings.”

KidsHealth from Nemours: “Formula Feeding FAQs: How Much and How Often.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Feeding Your Baby: The First Year.”

Bright Futures/AAP: “Nutrition Supervision.”

American Academy of Pediatrics: “Breastfeeding Initiatives: FAQs.”

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on March 09, 2018

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