a video on nutrition from formula milk by women and baby care. As a parent of a newborn baby it is your concern and duty to check that is your baby getting enough nutrition from formula milk? in this video we will see how to decide that whether your baby is getting proper nutrition from formula milk, if not what are the signs which indicates that formula milk nutrition is not proper as well.
Infant formulas are a nutritious alternative to breast milk. It contains some vitamins and nutrients, that even breastfed babies need to get from supplements.
Formula milk is less digestible than breast milk, so feed it less frequently
A new born should take at least 50 ml. of formula milk during one session.
Feed baby every 2-3 hours.
Or follow demand feeding, meaning feed whenever baby is hungry.
YOUR BABY IS RECEIVING JUST THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF FORMULA IF
His/her Weight Gain is steady after 2 weeks
Baby seems to be happy, satisfied and relaxed after feeding.
They pass pale urine and have around 5-6 wet diapers a day.
YOUR BABY IS NOT RECEIVING JUST THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF FORMULA IF
Weight gain is slower than normal.
Baby seems to be hungry even after a complete feeding.
Have yellow or dark yellow urine.
Having less than 5 diapers a day.
Orange crystal appears in the wet diaper, which is sign of dehydration and insufficient fluid intake.
The baby’s skin a has wrinkled and loose appearance.
YOUR BABY IS OVERFED WITH FORMULA IF?
He/she is vomits immediately after feeding.
Baby is experiences gas or colicky abdominal pain.
Cries drawing his/her legs up to the tummy.
Baby is gaining weight rapidly.
If you are concerned about your baby’s weight gains, consult his/her pediatrician about nutrition intakes.
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