Re: Six Months Old...should I supplement?
Wow. My babysitter has asked me to send 16 ounces, but I actually send about 14 in four bottles - and I use the drop ins, so she can't really tell.
I would just send 15 ounces. I'm wondering if he's wanting to suck and so he has to use the bottle for that - does he take a pacifier? Maybe they can give him a pacifier to suck on? Or spread 15 ounces over the number of bottles they want to give him?
Babies generally take in 24 or so ounces per day of breastmilk, so if he's not sleeping through the night, he shouldn't take the majority of his calories in during a third of the day. Does that make sense? I'm feeling like I'm getting rambly here.
Lilah 10/08 nursed 25 months
Beatrix 01/11 nursed 30 months