I've seen alot of questions and concerns about when to increase the formula....ladies, you will KNOW when to, I promise! You know your baby's needs better than anybody else (other than your baby of course :o). When the amount you're giving them isn't enough, they will let you know! I started my baby on cereal when he was a month old because formula didn't seem to fill him up enough, then on baby fruits at 3 1/2 months, and veggies at 4 1/2 months (level 1's of course). It's not recommended to do that, but Kaileb likes it and is satisfied more. WIC told me that as long as he's able to eat by spoon feeding then it's ok, and not to put cereal in a bottle (which I was doing for the 2 months after I started him on cereal-and I didn't give it to him all of the time). Like I said, you will know what your baby wants, it's a learnig process for them as well as yourself but they know when they're still hungry, and you'll know if it's too much if they start spitting up alot. When you do decide to increase though, only try like an ounce at a time (it's hard to measure formula by the 1/2 oz), when the bottle gets down to a half ounce, take it away and see if they're satisfied.
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