I EP, so my 9 month old son is bottle-fed breastmilk. Recently he is having a bout of teething (molars!) and he has an aversion to the bottle. However, he does love solids. He has 3 meals a day (bananas, quinoa, peas, apricots, cherries, blueberries, yogurt...) plus brown rice puffs, cheese and pieces of melon for snacks. My question is, how many ounces a day does he need minimum for milk? We offer him the bottle constantly, but he only eats an ounce at a time most of the day, and then near the end of the day we will finally be able to get more down him. Today he had 21 ounces, and 15 of that was between 4pm and 8pm. Is that enough for him at this age?
His last bout of teething we withheld solids to try to get him to take more milk, but it didn't really help him drink more, and just caused him to be crankier.