Is my baby overfeeding or just greedy?

My boy is 7 weeks. He's on formula and is taking about 120 to 150ml. He starts crying for milk every 2 hours (sometimes less). To try and stretch it out to 2.5 hours, i give him the dummy (seems evil). He's been bringing up more milk than usual and appears to be uncomfortable after feeding.
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Could he potentially have reflux or trapped wind? My little one was prem and is 15 weeks (corrected age 7 weeks) and feeds between 2-4 hours and takes around the same each time. He was getting uncomfortable with feeds, I changed his teat size and also was prescribed gaviscon. I found trying not to lay him down straight after a feed also helped as the milk was able to settle

Do you lay him down or keep him sat up for a while after finishing his milk? I'd say keep feeding him as normal and stick with the dummy but make sure he does an excellent burp and stays upright after milk to help it all settle x

He probably is not getting what he needs out of the formula. If you can't breastfeed try changing his formula but do it gradually and consult with his healthcare. Also he should be fed every 1.5 to 3 hrs. Don't extend this time.

A 7-week-old baby who is breastfed may feed every 1.5 to 3 hours on demand, or every 2 to 4 hours on average. A baby who is formula-fed may want a bottle every 2 to 3 hours at first, but should be able to go 3 to 4 hours between feedings as they grow.

Every baby is different. If you're unsure maybe speak to HV or doctor. If you explain everything they will say. I thought I was over feeding mine as he spits up alot and has alot of wind even though I burp him enough and I'm told its absolute normal. Its them getting use to it all. To stop spit ups they say feed upright bottle being straight so there only half milk the teat. This slows them down. Even so my boy still spits up. My little one is on 6 oz now every 3/4 hours. Xx

@Laura my LO has been uncomfortable with feeds etc and also just been prescribed gaviscon. We’ve been on size 1 teats. What size did you change to?

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