A 49-year-old member asked:
What is the difference between bottle feeding breast milk and nursing an infant?
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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider answered
35 years experience 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 on Feb 21, 2016
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