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is it a good idea to mix breast milk and formula?

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Dr. Michael Pappas
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Yes: There is nothing wrong with mixing formula and breast-milk, especially if you do not have enough breast-milk in to feed your baby. Of course the best food for a baby is food from another human, i.e. Breast-milk, but the next best thing is soy or animal based (cow) substitutes.
Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Yes: Yes, if you don't have enough stored milk for a meal, it's fine to "top it off" with formula.

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