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A 37-year-old member asked:

How many male baby's breast fed?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Same as females: Breast feeding is the choice and work of the mother. The decision to bf is frequently determined long before the gender of the baby is known & is on the whole done equally for both sexes.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

Because they were breast fed are male babys healthier?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Health benefits: Studies have shown life long health benefits with as few as a couple weeks of bf. Its health value exceeds that of formulas to at least 8-9m, where the introduction of solids & decline in volume seem to show less defined benefit.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Are only male baby's breast fed?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 74 years experience
No,of course not: The proper initial feeding for all infants is breast milk. Period!
A 48-year-old member asked:

Because they were breast fed so are only male baby's breast fed?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 74 years experience
NO: All newborn infants should be breast fed, the natural way.
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