A member asked:

What is the difference between bottle feeding breast milk and nursing an infant?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Both give the same: nutritional value, which is extremely important. Nursing allows a different, closer bonding of mother and baby. However, if nursing is not possible, it is certainly worthwhile and beneficial to the baby to give the expressed breast milk by a bottle.

Answered 2/21/2016



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