Feeding FAQ: 8-12 weeks – Formula Feeding

My 12 week twins are distressed at their 6pm feed My two identical twin boys Oliver and George are 12 weeks old. Until recently my husband has been able to get back in time to help me with bath time and the 6.15pm feed, but because of work commitments he will now be unable to […]

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Feeding FAQ: 8-12 weeks – Formula Feeding

How can I get my eight-week-old daughter to take bigger feeds in the day? I have two problems. I have been following the routine for five weeks, and while I have needed to adapt it slightly to suit my daughter, she is still feeding very little and only manages short naps during the day. She […]

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Feeding FAQ: 8-12 weeks – Formula Feeding

How do I move from breast to bottle feeding? I have a 10-week-old baby boy, Ayton. He weighed 9lb 6oz at birth and has gained 8oz each week and is now 13lb 6oz. I have been breastfeeding him, and giving him a bottle of formula at the 10:30pm feed. He does seem to be a […]

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Feeding FAQ: 8-12 weeks – Formula Feeding

How do I get my baby to take more milk during the day? My baby, Mia, is nine weeks old and weighs 11lb 8oz. The problem is that her milk intake is falling. She used to take 5-6oz each feed, but now it is only 2-4oz; she is exclusively formula-fed. I can cope with her […]

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Feeding FAQ: 8-12 weeks – Formula Feeding

How can I get my 11 week old more interested in his daytime feeds? My son Sean, who is almost 12 weeks old, has become uninterested in some daytime feeds. He was taking 5-6ozs at 7am, 11am, 5/6pm and 11pm. But suddenly in his tenth week he began to take only 3.5ozs at the above […]

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Feeding FAQ: 8-12 weeks – Formula Feeding

My 12 week daughter has started to refuse to finish her bottle feeds I cannot get Anna to take the remainder of her feed any more. She has been happily feeding from a bottle since she was two weeks old. For the last ten days she will have half a feed (80mls) then refuse to […]

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Feeding FAQ: 8-12 weeks – Formula Feeding

At 9 weeks my baby is drinking excessive amounts of milk JJ is a very good baby, however he is a hungry one. Since birth he has always had more formula than the amount given on the tin. He takes 100-150mls extra a day. At present he is already drinking 200mls at most feeds and […]

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Feeding FAQ: 8-12 weeks – Formula Feeding

My 8-week-old won’t take enough at feeds by day now she is sleeping through My daughter has been on the routines since she was 2 weeks old and has been a dream baby since then – she really is very contented. She has been sleeping through the night since she was 7 weeks old; she […]

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Feeding FAQ: 8-12 weeks – Formula Feeding

How big a feed does my 8-week-old son need now he sleeps longer at night? My 8-week-old son has started to stretch out his nights, and is now waking at approx 4.30am. However, I am a little confused on whether I should give him a half- or full feed at this point. I am currently […]

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Feeding FAQ: 8-12 weeks – Formula Feeding

My 12 week baby is uninterested in her milk and is slow to gain weight My daughter has never been a great feeder and is quite inconsistent with the amount of milk that she takes at each feed. I have followed the CLB advice and continued to split the 5pm feed which works well. I […]

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