In general, here’s what you can expect for your baby’s weight gain by week:

Baby’s age | Average weight gain in ounces | Average weight gain in grams |

5 days to 4 months | 5–7 ounces per week | 170 grams per week |

4 months to 6 months | 4–6 ounces per week | 113–150 grams per week |

6 months to 12 months | 2–4 ounces per week | 57–113 grams per week |

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## How much formula does a 6 month old need?

By six months: Your baby will consume 6 to 8 ounces (180–240 mL) at each of four or five feedings in twenty-four hours. On average, your baby should take in about 2½ ounces (75 mL) of formula a day for every pound (453 g) of body weight. But he probably will regulate his intake from day to day to meet his own specific needs.

## How many ounces of breast milk should a 6 month old have?

Specific amounts are different for every baby, of course, but here are some basic rules of thumb: 6 months: Nurse five to six times a day for a total of 24 to 36 ounces of breast milk, or offer four to five bottles a day with 6 to 8 ounces of formula each.

## How many ounces of formula should a 12 month old have?

At this age, babies should have about 7 to 8 ounces of liquid per feeding. They usually cap out at 32 ounces of formula in a 24-hour period. “By 9 to 12 months, about half of your baby’s calories should come from food and the other half from breast milk or formula,” Dr. Muth says.

## How often should a 6 month old eat?

6 to 12 Months Old Continue feeding your baby when he or she shows signs of hunger. Most 6 to 12 month olds will need infant formula or solid foods about 5 to 6 times in 24 hours. As your baby gradually starts eating more solid foods, the amount of infant formula he or she needs each day will likely start to decrease.

## What is the average weight for a 6 month old?

Average weight of a 6-month-old is 16.1 pounds for girls and 17.5 pounds for boys. Average length (height!) is 25.9 inches for girls and 26.6 inches for girls.

## How much water should I give my 6 month old?

From about 6 months on, babies need 4 to 6 ounces of water a day, or just over half a cup of water. But ask your pediatrician how much your little one needs before your baby starts drinking water. Drinking From a Cup

## How many ounces of formula should a 6 week old baby eat?

Age | Amount per feeding | Feeding frequency |

Newborn | 2 to 3 ounces | Every 3 to 4 hours |

1 month | 4 ounces | Every 4 hours |

2 months | 4 ounces | 6 to 7 feedings/24 hours |

4 months | 4 to 6 ounces | 5 feedings/24 hours |

6 months | 6 to 8 ounces | 5 feedings/24 hours |

## How many NAPs a day for a 6 month old?

Baby Nap Chart: Naps By Age

Age | # of Naps | Total Amount of Daytime Sleep | Length of Each Nap | Awake Time Between Naps |

0 – 11 Weeks | 6-8 Naps | 4-5 hours | 10 or 15 minutes – 4 hours | 30 mins – 1 hour |

3-4 Months | 4-5 Naps | 3-4 hours | 30 minutes-2 hours | about 1-2 hours |

5-6 Months | 3-4 Naps | 2.5-3.5 hours | 30/45 minutes-2 hours | about 2 hours |

7-8 Months | 2-3 Naps | 2-3 hours | 1-2 hours | 2-3 hours |

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