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Old 07-28-2012, 04:09 PM
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Hello Everyone, Hope everyone and the babies are having a wonderful weekend!!!


So, Mr. Korben(7wks old now) Is starting to not want to eat his food... He's now weighting in at 1168G and Growing more and more everyday!! But has been a little bit more picky.. So lets say, he's now eating 3x a day at 120CC.. I get about 60CC in him then after that he want to spit it back at me.. Being I have very little hand only can do 25CC per so have to fill 4x plus and 20C more! At the 3 syringe he's spitting it back out, loosing about 10CC in the last few.. Then now he likes to throw up on me and/or my husband(way after his feeding and while we are holding him).. Not a lot but enough.. I don't know what this means, is he saying he's ready for food.. I know that went you start to wean you have issues.. I know he's still gaining and you can see the changes, and don't mind making more food just to fill him up the right way.. Just wondering if there is any other tricks, should I start spoon feeding?

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Old 07-28-2012, 05:35 PM
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Re: Need some Advice!

This is basic ,I'm sure you know ,but still I'm going to ask , have you checked temp , make sure no air bubbles in syringe before giving it ?
How long in between from the first syringe and the second one ? If it's a while , sometimes it gets cool and they don't like it. Have you changed formula or maybe making it too thick or too watery ? I'm just throwing things out there GWGordy,I am by no means a expert with hand feeding. I have found with my Baby that he hit a period of not wanting the full 105cc during a feeding , which wasthree times daily. I would get maybe two full syringes down him before he would refuse more. That was the second feeding of the day and i was told that this is the first feeding that they start not wanting. Then , after a while , say a week or so , he would hungrily take the three syringes at lunchtime . I asked my vet and he said that he's fines long as his eating at least 80cc and that's just about what I would get into him.
But your Korbin is so much younger , I can't relate any of my experiences and I'm know it's vital he gets enough formula to sustain him. But I thought I would share what I know about feeding my Baby.
Have you called your vet and asked ? It would just to give you piece of mind. At that young age , there really isn't any time to waste , JMHO.
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Old 07-28-2012, 05:54 PM
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Re: Need some Advice!

OK, I still feed at 106-108 temp, and I give it to him back to back! I was told by the breeder to give him Cream of Coconut! I still get it in him.. But just seeing he might be ready for more. No he's been on the same formula for over a month! Zupreem Plus! I did try yesterday not to feed him till he was completely empty, he didn't take it any better.. Think his just being in a mood!! Think it's typical kid thing.. just a mood, gonna see the Vet next week, she's been gone for 3wks for a volunteering in south america!
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Re: Need some Advice!

This most likely isn't a problem , but is your baby interested in something other then the food ? I know if anything else is going on when I'm attempting to feed him , he is always more interested in that.
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Old 07-28-2012, 06:28 PM
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I guess maybe, he's waiting to get back to his toys.. He just found them this week! So has been enjoying the picking up and throwing!
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well i hope the best of luck to you
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