How to Feed your New Born Baby: Care Instructions

On the day of the birth of your baby, Try to feed every 2 hours. As their tummies can’t hold more milk.

 As babies get older, they’ll settle into a more predictable feeding routine and go longer stretches at night without needing a bottle.

Babies should be fed before they get upset and cry. 

On average, a newborn drinks about 45–90 millilitersevery 2–3 hours.At about 2 months, your baby may drink about 120–150 milliliters every 3–4 hours. At 4 months, your baby may drink about 120-180 milliliters at each feeding, depending on how often they eat.

By 6 months, your baby may drink 180–230 millilitersabout 4–5 times a day.

Expressing milk is a great way to give your baby your nutrient rich breastmilk. 

Lots of mums decide to express their milk, and feed their baby by bottle. And other mums choose to bottle feed using formula. If you decide to use a bottle, hold your baby close in your arms and tilt them slightly backwards, making sure their head is supported and the teat is full of milk.

Breastfeeding is a skill that you and baby need to learn, but trust us, practice makes perfect.

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