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can i mix breast milk with regular milk?

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Dr. Roy Benaroch
27 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Sure, human breast milk can be topped off with formula for a bottle, or in an older kid (usually past 12 mos) it can top off cow's milk in a cup.
Answered on Mar 24, 2011
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Although breast milk is better, all infant formulas have the recommended nutients. Thus mixing is fine. Be aware that some babies react negatively with gas, fussiness etc. To a new formula. Also sometimes the taste of the mix may require an adjustment period.
Answered on Jun 21, 2011

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