If bottle-fed, it is accomplished by replacing one-half of the milk with water.
It does not seem to matter whether they are breast-fed or bottle-fed.
About the same as for a bottle-fed infant at four or five months, to be increased as indicated above.
In bottle-fed infants it is often the result of overfeeding; in those who are nursed it is often due to hunger.
The number of bottle-fed babies who die every year is three times as great as the number of breast-fed babies who die.
If the child is bottle-fed, two ounces can be taken out of each bottle and one ounce of boiled water added.
Every mother with a bottle-fed baby should buy a dozen bottles, all of the same kind and size to begin with.
The first change to be made in a bottle-fed baby who is habitually constipated is to add more cream to the food.
You will need to plan with your doctor about putting your baby on an evaporated-milk formula if he is bottle-fed.
The majority of bottle-fed babies and a large number of the breast-fed suffer from a greater or less degree of constipation.