OZ per day for baby
LO had his 2 month check up today. He was AMAZING after his shots. He literally stopped crying while the bandaids were being put on. SUCH a sweetheart.
Anywho, the doctor asked how bfing was going, and I told him we're still EPing. They just got a new IBCLC who's a NP at the office, and I made an appt. to see her next week to get LO back to the breast! He asked how many oz per day LO is taking, and I told him 20 oz. Some days it's 22, if LO seems a little more hungry. But, he's only 9 lbs, 6 oz, so not a huge baby or anything.
Pedi wants him taking 25 oz per day, though. He said that's what he should be taking now and to keep going up from there. He said weight gain looks great, growth looks great, and baby looks wonderful, but to up the oz to 25.
LO is obviously not hungry. He falls asleep after most bottles for a little bit before waking up and being alert and happy. If weight gain and growth are good and baby is happy, why do we need to up his intake?
Just thought I'd ask all of you what you think.
BFAR to Little Man born 5/4/11
Also Momma to Little Princess born 8/22/07