Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: 1st Time Mom | 2009/01/15

Q.

WORRIED

Hi,

I' m back at work from martenity so i' m expressing everyday for my 3month old baby 450ml milk for the day, am i starving her or am i overfeeding her? please help i' m very worried.

Thanx 4 ur help.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

You have not given me your baby's weight. If her weight is on the average for her age which is about 5.5kg, she needs at least 700ml of milk per day at this stage.So she is not getting enough and you will need to supplement during the day.

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