Q&A: How Much Milk?

I'm exclusively pumping. How do I know how much breast milk my baby needs?
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ByErin van Vuuren
Updated
Mar 2017
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Research has shown that breastfed babies (older than a month or so) need to eat about 25 to 30 ounces of breast milk during a 24-hour period. This amount stays pretty constant through the time that baby starts solids (usually around six months).

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