Boiled water and stimulants may be given between the feedings.
The feedings should be reduced in quantity and the interval doubled.
(4 tablespoonfuls) at each milk feeding, given in eight feedings.
Many regard these as doublets, similar to the two feedings in Mark.
When should the interval between the feedings be lengthened?
Often, with a child a year old, it is necessary to reduce the number of feedings to four or even three in twenty-four hours.
At such times also the usual food should be diluted, and water should be given freely between the feedings.
The number of feedings should be reduced, the interval being lengthened by one hour or even more.
Every two hours during the day and twice during the night, or ten feedings during the twenty-four hours.
Should each feeding be prepared at the time it is given, or all feedings at one time, as during the first year?