How much milk/formula per day?

iVillage Member
Registered: 10-10-2007
How much milk/formula per day?
Fri, 08-07-2009 - 2:19pm

I'm starting to go crazy trying to figure out how much milk

iVillage Member
Registered: 06-04-2009
Mon, 08-10-2009 - 1:54pm


I will share with you what our pediatrician told us:

When your LO is consuming solids, their breastmilk intake should be 24-32 oz. a day.

iVillage Member
Registered: 04-06-2009
Fri, 08-14-2009 - 7:16am

You should still be able to nurse her in the middle of the night. She should be getting enough during the day that she does not need lots of nutrition at night and is most likely waking up to be nursed for the closeness and comfort. is the best website as far as I am concerned. there are tons of great links about starting solids and about how in this country we start too many solids too early (which could cause you to dry up!). very enlightening

and, also, lots of info about infant formula. it will make you think twice about giving her a bottle.

of course, i was raised on the stuff. but then again, i think most of us were.

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