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She is always wanting more!!! Should I give her more food?

Hi,
My baby is nearly 5 months and I started her on solids at around 4 months. She is enjoying her food and loving all the new tastes. I am giving 210mls of formula first then an hour later I give her around 50g of food. However she is always wanting more!!! Should I give her more food? And should I be cutting back on her milk or stay at 150mls per kilo divided by the number of feeds?
thankyou
Georgina

Leann...
Answer: Hi Georgina, Until closer to six months formula will by far meet your babies nutritional needs best, so continue to offer her the usual amount and in the usual way until closer to this point. Once you get beyond six months you may look at dropping a feed and continuing on in this way until you opt to wean your bub. As a general guideline, the table below might help with how much formula bub may need over the months (it drops slowly per kg of body weight as they get older).

Figure 3.10 Average formula requirements for infants and toddlers

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Answered: 15 Feb 2009