These are questions new parents often ask and often don’t but probably should! Whenever we meet with a family, we always discuss feeding and routines as they play a vital role in how babies feel and as a result how they behave. If a baby is fractious, unsettled or fussy, it is often the result of hunger or tiredness and sometimes discomfort from feeding too much or too frequently.
Baring in mind that all babies are different, the table below is intended as a guide to use as a starting point and to help you work out how often and how much to feed your baby. Bigger babies (on the 75th percentile and above) may need bigger feeds. Smaller babies (on the 25th percentile and below) may need smaller feeds or may need to feed slightly more frequently.Read More