bottle-feeding


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bottle-feeding

The popular alternative to breast-feeding for babies. Formula milk cannot be made identical to human milk and the bottle-fed baby is deprived of many valuable antibodies present in the mother's milk. The risks of contamination of the feed are also greater with bottle than with breast-feeding.
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He told the Nation on Thursday that ear infection in under six-month-olds is mostly bottle-feeding or breastfeeding while lying down.
However, when it comes to the bottle-feeding race, Pakistan has no close competitors as bottle-feeding rates have risen from an already undesirable 32.
He says a nipple-confused baby may have difficulty latching or may try to use a bottle-feeding type of suck on the breast.
Now is also an opportune time to reverse the rising trends in bottle-feeding that are putting millions of dollars into the pockets of companies that speak laurels of their infant formulas as adequate replacements for breast milk.
Supplementation with cup-feeding as a substitute for bottle-feeding to promote breast-feeding.
The contributors touch on both the positives and negatives of bottle-feeding and breast-feeding.
Therefore, other supportive feeding methods including bottle-feeding, feeding with spoon, dropper and pot and finger-feeding may be required in addition to breastfeeding until the babies can meet their nutritional needs by nursing (3, 8).
Such an interpretation would imply that modern infants distinguish bottle-feeding from suckling.
Washington, Feb 26 ( ANI ): A new study comparing siblings who were fed differently during infancy found that that breast-feeding might be no more beneficial than bottle-feeding for 10 of 11 long-term health and well-being outcomes in children age 4 to 14.
However, Paul finds that bottle-feeding milk to a giraffe isn't the easiest of tasks.
Bottle-feeding is a rather common practice in Kenya, with more than one-quarter of children less than one year being bottle-fed [6].
This debate continued on the Netmums website and I was struck by how little support bottle-feeding mothers get and how excluded, anxious and worried they feel.