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A 30-year-old female asked:

Is it bad to both formula and breastfeed the baby ?does it cause stomach cramp and constipation ?

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Dr. Wendy Kaufer
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Not bad: Breastfeeding is best, of course, but there are reasons for supplementing with formula depending upon your personal situation. If you are concerned about your baby being "constipated" its best to contact your pediatrician. What you perceive as constipation may actually be "normal".

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Last updated Jan 7, 2015

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