State of Illinois
Department of Human Services
How much can my new baby eat?
Baby's Stomach Size
- Day 1 Shooter Marble
- Day 3 Ping Pong Ball
- Day 10 Egg
Adapted from Linda J. Smith's, "Coaches Notebook: Games and Strategies for Lactation Education." Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury, MA, 2002
The belly ball examples are a visualization and not intended as measurement tools.
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DHS 4592 (N-01-11) How Much Can My New Baby Eat?
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