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can i bottle feed my baby at night?

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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics 13 years experience
Yes: Bottle feeding at night is fine. Do not put your baby to bed with a bottle though, as this causes tooth decay.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: You should feel free to bottle feed at night after your milk is in. This is one way to let dad share that activity and trade off getting better rest. As baby gets older, you can gradually decrease the bottle feeding volume and baby may feed more vigerously during the day. At some point this can help eliminate a night feeding.

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