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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Supplementation with cup-feeding as a substitute for bottle-feeding to promote breast-feeding.
She informed that the every day 4000 babies in Pakistan infected of different diseases because of unclean bottle-feeding.
The effect of breast and bottle-feeding on oxygen saturation and body temperature in preterm infants.
The outlier was asthma, which was associated more with breast-feeding than with bottle-feeding.
That, however, is largely because prolonged bottle-feeding, especially overnight, is thought to boost the risk of cavities.
Bottle-feeding is associated with many medical risks including: cow-milk allergy and intolerance, increased risk of respiratory and gastro-intestinal diseases, high incidence of otitis media and oral malocclusion and dental caries.
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.
While researchers said they didn't know if long-term bottle-feeding was directly to blame, they said their findings suggested that weaning babies around their first birthday could help fight weight gain.
While researchers said they did not know if long-term bottle-feeding was directly to blame, they said their findings suggested that weaning babies around their first birthday could help fight weight gain.
It sounds like he could swap champagneswigging for bottle-feeding - he tells me he thinks it's time to settle down and have kids.
Experts say bottle-feeding can make babies consume too many calories.
Summary: MAKKAH: The Health Affairs Department in Makkah has approved a two-month training program on bottle-feeding that will see female representatives of two artificial milk companies deliver lectures at government health centers in the Holy City.