Here is what we do each time the babies need hand fed. It is a lot more than just buying some hand feeding formula at the store, it takes a lot of time and effort!
The hand feeding supplies can be seen in the picture to the right.
Here we have some mixed up formula. At 3 weeks they are eating about 4-5 ml each feeding, so I don't have to mix up too much at a time yet. It needs to be made fresh for each feeding so we don't make anymore than needed.
Adding a little sprinkle of Avibios and flourish to the mixed formula.
Now we wait for the formula to get to the right temp. The hot water under the formula slowly warms it, keeping it from getting hot spots which will burn their sensitive little crops.
Once its at the right temp we can fill the syringe.
Then we put each filled syringe in some more water at the right temp to keep it from cooling until we need each one.
All they need is the spoon put on the end and they are ready to go.