Dear Barbara and Kay:
My facility has guidelines re: newborn stomach capacity for infants requiring supplementing. Day 1: 5-7 ml, Day 2: 12-17 ml, Day 3: 22-27 ml, Day 4: a whopping 60-87 ml!!
I am looking for scientific evidence to support my claim that the current amount recommended for Day 4 is too much for most newborns. Can you provide your guidelines and any other references? [Read more…]