On average, babies will need 2.5 ounces of formula per pound per day. So that average 8-pound newborn will need about 20 ounces of formula per day.

A lot depends on your baby’s appetite, but these numbers will give us a benchmark.

DAILY AMOUNT OF BABY FORMULA REQUIRED IN OUNCES

 

AMOUNT OF MEALS IN EACH FORMULA BOX

In general, babies eat when they're hungry and stop when they're full. Appetites vary among babies, and each baby's nutritional needs change from day to day and month to month. If you follow the feeding charts printed on each box and check in regularly with your baby's doctor, your baby will likely be on track.

 

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