Newborn hunger cues
Moves head from side to side
Opening their mouths
Sticking out their tongues
How much should a newborn eat?
- 2-3 fl oz (60-90 mL) every 3-4 hours (6-8 feedings/day)
- Look for an infant formula that has about 17 mg/100 kcal of Docosahexaenoic Acid (0.32% DHA).
- This will help ensure your baby is getting a DHA amount similar to the average amount in world wide breast milk.*
- Breast milk
- Infant formula, iron-fortified
Breast milk provides the optimal nutrition for your baby.
How to tell if your baby is getting enough to eat: