Letter:

Does she eat too little?


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Age:
5 mo.
Does she eat too little?
Hello again

My daughter at 5 1/2 months weighs about 6.6 kilo and is 64cm long. After my first letter to you she now eats less. For the past 3 days she has eaten a maximum of 800ml a day at 5 - 6 feeds, is that enough? She seems full at every feed, i.e. she turns away her head herself.

3am: 200ml
7.30am: 120ml
10am: 100ml
1.30pm: 120ml
4pm: 130ml
7pm: 130ml

I usually offer her rice cereal at 11am and 6pm, she eats approx. 8 to 10 spoonfuls and drinks some water from a cup.

She does not seem hungry at any feed, only at the night feed where she is very hungry.

She seems quite satisfied and is a very happy baby.

Is it that some babies just do not eat much?


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