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## How many cans of formula do you need per week?

What should I know about how much formula my baby needs?

Age | Number of feedings per day | Amount of formula per feed |
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Birth-1 week | 6-10 |
2-3 ounces |

1 week-1 month | 7-8 | 2-4 ounces |

1-3 months | 5-6 | 4-5 ounces |

3-6 months | 4-5 | 6-7 ounces |

## How long does a can of formula last for a baby?

How Long Is a Can of Powdered Baby Formula Good for Once Opened? Once opened, most cans of powdered baby formula should be used **within one month**.

## How much formula does a baby go through in a month?

Most babies are satisfied with **3 to 4 ounces (90–120 mL) per feeding** during the first month and increase that amount by 1 ounce (30 mL) per month until they reach a maximum of about 7 to 8 ounces (210–240 mL). If your baby consistently seems to want more or less than this, discuss it with your pediatrician.

## How long should a container of formula last?

A prepared (but untouched) bottle of formula can be stored in the back of the fridge for 24 hours. Opened containers of ready-to-feed and **liquid concentrate formulas are good for 48 hours**. Powdered formula should be used within one month of opening the can or tub.

## How many bottles does a 12.4 oz can of Similac make?

8 fl oz – 4 scoops – 8 fl oz. Similac 1 can 6 fl oz, 15 bottles. When mixed as directed, makes approx.

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Similac.

Product Name | Similac Advance Powder Infant Formula with Iron Powder – 12.4 oz |
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Ingredient Preference | Gluten Free |

Prop 65 | No |

## How many scoops of formula are in a can?

The label says the tub contains 581g, and that each scoop is 8.8g. That means there should be **66 scoops**. Therefore the price per ounce of prepared formula is roughly 30 cents. 3 of 4 found this helpful.

## How many bottles does a can of formula make Enfamil?

Each scoop makes 2oz, so this can (21.5oz) would make **5.4 8oz bottles**.

## How many bottles does a tub of formula make?

Answer: This tub makes about **140 oz of** prepared formula. So if you baby is drinking about 24 oz a day this tub will last 5-6 days.

## How much does a baby cost per month on average?

Before you make that major life decision, take a careful look at your finances, since you’ll need an **average of $1,500 a month in** your first year. Babies are life changing, and wonderful, and cute as can be, but for something so small, they sure cost a heck of a lot.

## How much do you spend on formula in the first year?

Parents should expect to spend **between $1,200-$2,000** if exclusively formula feeding during their baby’s first year. Speciality formulas, such as those that contain hydrolyzed proteins, may cost even more.

## How much does a year of formula cost?

Infant formula — such as Similac, Gerber, Enfamiland Earth’s Best — costs an **average of $1,200-$1,500 for a baby’s first year**, according to the U.S. Surgeon General. It’s that kind of outlay that has fueled sales of formula, now a $2.3 billion industry in the U.S., according to market research firm IBISWorld.