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How do I bottle feed my baby?

How do I bottle feed my baby?

Tilt the bottle: Tilt the bottle up so that formula fills the nipple. You want to be sure that your baby swallows as little air as possible. You want the formula to come out at a good rate. You can check by turning the bottle upside down and shaking it. It's coming out at a good speed if there is a little spray and then a few drops. Burp your baby midway through the bottle. ...Read more

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Can I bottle feed my baby at night?

Can I bottle feed my baby at night?

Yes: Bottle feeding at night is fine. Do not put your baby to bed with a bottle though, as this causes tooth decay. ...Read more

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Will I be able to bond with my baby if I bottle feed?

Will I be able to bond with my baby if I bottle feed?

Yes: Absolutely. Feeding your baby is a warm, emotional experience whether breast or bottlefeeding. Remember we dads have done it this way forever.It is the overall contact that generates the emotional ties. Do not worry! ...Read more

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Can you bottle feed an infant while hes laying down on his back?

Try not to: Feeding a baby in a slightly head up position will prevent any of the formula getting into the middle ear and causing ear infections. ...Read more

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How often should I bottle feed my baby and how much is the volume every feeding? In the middle of the night, should I wake her up to feed?

How often should I bottle feed my baby and how much is the volume every feeding? In the middle of the night, should I wake her up to feed?

Basic guidelines: A bottle fed baby is ready for a day feed every 3-4 hours and after 10 pounds may sleep through the night without a feeding. The stomach can usually tolerate a volume equal to half their poundage:10 lb= 5 oz. I wake kids to feed during the day but not at night. ...Read more

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My son is 10 weeks old his 6 weeks check he weigh 10lbs i weigh him today and he is weigh 10lbs 5 ounces. He is both formular and bottle feed. Help?

My son is 10 weeks old his 6 weeks check he weigh 10lbs  i weigh him today and he is weigh 10lbs  5 ounces. He is both formular and bottle feed. Help?

Infant weight gain: You should have him checked at your doctor's office as scales vary and if you are concerned about his weight gain you should ideally weigh him on the same scale to know if he is gaining or notat an appr. Pace. ...Read more

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Is it better to bottle feed or breastfeed?

Is it better to bottle feed or breastfeed?

Breastfeed : The american academy of pediatrics (aap) joins other organizations such as the american medical association (ama), the american dietetic association (ada), and the world health organization (who) in recommending breastfeeding as the best for babies. Breastfeeding helps defend against infections, prevent allergies, and protect against a number of chronic conditions. ...Read more

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Can I breastfeed and bottle feed at the same time?

Can I breastfeed and bottle feed at the same time?

Yes: You can do both, although it is generally recommended not to introduce a bottle in the first few weeks, until your milk supply is well established. However, if you are exhausted and just need a break, an occasional bottle should not interfere with succesful breastfeeding. ...Read more

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If I bottle feed my baby, is he more likely to have colic?

If I bottle feed my baby, is he more likely to have colic?

Yes: More likely for sure, but this behavior may still occur in breast fed babies. Many studies have demonstrated that babies may be fussy depending upon what mom eats or drinks. ...Read more

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