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## How many mL should a newborn drink chart?

Formula Feeding Amounts by Age

Age | # of feedings per day / 24 hours | Average Bottle Size |
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0-4 weeks | on-demand | ~2-4 ounces / 60-120 ml |

5-8 weeks | 6-7 | ~4 ounces / 120 ml |

9-12 weeks/3 months | 5 | 4-6 ounces / 120-180 ml |

13-16 weeks/4 months | 5 | 4-6 ounces / 120-180 ml |

## Is 10 mL milk enough for a newborn?

The baby who is gaining weight and seems satisfied after each feeding is likely getting adequate amounts of formula.

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How much and how often to give formula to your baby.

Age | Number of feedings/day | Volume of formula/feed |
---|---|---|

0 – 1 week | 6 – 10 | Day 1: 5 mL |

Day 2: 5–15 mL | ||

Day 3: 15–30 mL | ||

Day 4–7: 30–60 mL (1–2 oz) |

## How do I calculate how much milk my baby needs?

**How much milk do babies need?**

- Estimate the number of times that baby nurses per day (24 hours).
- Then divide 25 oz by the number of nursings.
- This gives you a “ballpark” figure for the amount of expressed milk your exclusively breastfed baby will need at one feeding.

## How much should my newborn eat chart?

Most newborns eat every 2 to 3 hours, or **8 to 12 times every 24 hours**. Babies might only take in half ounce per feeding for the first day or two of life, but after that will usually drink 1 to 2 ounces at each feeding. This amount increases to 2 to 3 ounces by 2 weeks of age.

## How many mL should newborn eat?

Newborn: **2-3 ounces (60-90 mL) per feeding**. 1 month old: 4 ounces (120 mL) per feeding. 2 months old: 5 ounces (150 mL) per feeding. 4 months old: 6 ounces (180 mL) per feeding.

## Is 20 ml enough for a newborn?

Newborn babies often take about 30 mL (one ounce) of formula per feeding, and this increases to about 60 mL to 90 mL (two to three ounces) by the end of the first week. Your baby will probably need about eight feedings per day for the first three weeks of life.

## How much milk should a 4 day old drink?

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Your baby’s age | Amount of milk per feed |
---|---|

Day 1 (0 to 24 hours) | 7ml (just over a teaspoon) |

Day 2 (24 to 48 hours) | 14ml (just under 3 teaspoons) |

Day 3 (48 to 72 hours) | 38ml (1.3fl oz, just over 2 tablespoons) |

Day 4 (72 to 96 hours) | 58ml (2fl oz, just over 3 tablespoons) |

## How much milk should baby drink based on weight?

On average, your baby should take in about **2½ ounces (75 mL) of formula a day for every pound (453 g) of body weight**.

## How many mL per kg should a baby drink?

From five days to three months, a full-term, healthy baby will need about **150 ml** of prepared formula per kilogram of body weight, every day. For example, a baby who weighs 3 kg will need 450 ml of prepared infant formula each day.